Resource Directories

Site containing many resources with a search filter, including glossaries, thematic sites (bird feeders, bird baths, feathers, birds of prey, etc.) .

Quebec website that offers links, directories of websites, forums, sites to visit, list of clubs, reports, etc.

Directory of Quebecois, Canadian, American, European and African websites. Lists of websites about conservation, bird songs, photographic techniques, list of Quebec bird clubs, list of blogs, observation sites, etc. The available English version (Welcome to Birds in the Wild web sites directory) excludes Quebec sites and links .

Ornitho Websites

The Youtube channel of the Club des ornithologues de Brome-Missisquoi offers small original online videos filmed by its members and results of the COBM Photo Contest .

This non-profit organization is a federation of birdwatching clubs and societies in Quebec. The group encourages the development of birding in Quebec, promotes the study of birds and aims to ensure their protection and that of their habitats. In French .

Birds Canada is Canada’s national bird conservation organization. Its mission is to advance the understanding, appreciation, and conservation of birds and their habitats through research and citizen science .

eBird is an online database launched by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society. It is based largely on citizen science and is used by scientists and hundreds of thousands of bird watchers around the world . To learn more, visit our eBird page . See also eBird Québec and eBird Canada .

Avibase is a taxonomic database about all birds of the world, including distribution information for more than 20,000 regions. This site is managed by Denis Lepage and hosted by Birds Canada .

Go oiseaux! is an online learning site, managed by Mireille Poulin, biologist, ornithologist. Participatory encyclopedia project. Sale of online products. In French .

Sutton Birds website offers guided hikes in the region, invites to nature observation, proposes workshops, children’s camps and publishes bird reports . You can also find the blog of Jason Campbell, member of the COBM Board of Directors .


If an application is not free,

be sure to order in Canadian dollars.

The eBird Mobile app makes it easy to record the birds you see in the field and export those observations to eBird – the global database. This app allows you to keep an archive of your own observations, while making your data available for scientific research. The eBird page of our website has some tutorials . Free on Android and iPhone .

This application is ideal for beginners. It includes a tool to help identify by size, color, location, time of year, etc. Upload a photo to the app and Merlin will suggest a list of possibilities. You will also get lots of information about the species. Update the Canada (East) regional kit. Free on Android and iPhone .

The application is based on the Sibley Guide to Birds. It includes all the content of the printed guide (including images of birds in flight) as well as over 2800 audio recordings, complete data on the seasonal status of each species in each state and province, etc. Not free. iPhone and Android .

This app is a field guide to over 800 species of North American birds. It has interactive features that allow us to report our own sightings, see recent sightings recorded by others in the area, and keep track of the birds we have seen. It includes bird songs and calls. Free on Android and iPhone .

iBird is an application that offers photos but also illustrations to highlight certain identification features. iBird contains over 4,000 bird songs and calls. Its search engine includes 35 characteristics (color, location, beak shape, etc.). Not free. iPhone and Android .

Raptor ID, by HawkWatch International and Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is a raptor identification app. It contains annotated photos, distribution maps, but also videos that help us compare flight patterns and behaviors to find the best match. Free on Android and iPhone /iPad .

This application allows you to identify birds by their vocalizations. Simply point the phone’s microphone at the singing bird to get its name. Developed by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Chemnitz University of Technology (Germany), Birdnet can identify over 2,500 species. Free on Android and iPhone .

This application listens to the bird songs around you and suggests possible matches. It is a tool that allows you to record bird sounds, listen to them, compare them. To be used with Sibley. Free on Android and iPhone .