Learn About Iowa's Birds

Cape May Warbler photo by John BissellWe see them. We enjoy them. These sections give you an opportunity to learn more about them.

Download the illustrated guide to Iowa's birds or explore the distribution maps and seasonal variability. The library of bird songs is directly connected to Xeno-Canto and will only get better as more people contribute their recordings.

Our "Activities for Elementary Students" is a series of modules that may be used by teachers, scout groups, etc. to engage younger people in learning about birds. These are derived from the activity book published in 1997.

The IOU has a series of presentations, some of which are available only to logged-in members, which have been recorded for viewing here. These videos give you more insight into the birds of Iowa and the challenges they face.