Here are landscaping for wildlife resources for birds. You can look for resources regionally by going to the Landscape for Wildlife menu. You can also find plants for wildlife resources by going to Regional Plant Lists for Wildlife Resources. If you see a resource that is not listed, please send it to me via the contact form and I’ll add it.

Bird Design Resources


Landscaping to Attract Birds:: Baltimore Bird Club

Managing Backyards and Other Urban Habitats for Birds (PDF):: NC State Cooperative Extension

Working with Wildlife: Songbirds (PDF):: Stewardship Forest

Attracting and Feeding Songbirds:: Clemson Cooperative Extension

Using Native Plants to Attract Birds in the Washington D.C. Area and Virginia (PDF):: Green Springs Garden, Fairfax County

Birdscaping in the Midwest: A Guide to Gardening with Native Plants to Attract (Book)

It’s for the Birds:: Iowa State University Extension

Landscape Plants That Attract Birds (PDF):: University of Wisconsin Extension

Landscaping for Birds:: Mass Audubon

Landscaping to Create Backyard Bird Habitat:: Rutgers Cooperative Extension

Twelve Ways to Design a Bird-friendly Garden:: Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Attracting Birds to the Yard or Garden:: University of Vermont Extension

Birdscaping:: University of Vermont Extension

Invite Birds to Your Garden:: Colorado Master Gardener

Attracting Birds to Mississippi Gardens:: Mississippi State University Extension Service

Gardening to Attract Birds (PDF):: Desert Connections

Landscaping and Gardening for Birds (PDF):: Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service

Landscaping for Birds:: Point Reyes Bird Observatory

Four Pack: Hummingbird Haven, Christmas Trees for Wildlife, Plants for Your Backyard Habitat, Attracting Butterflies (PDF):: US Fish & Wildlife Service

Homes for Birds:: US Fish & Wildlife Service

Creating a Garden for Birds (PDF):: Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Best Practice Guidelines for Enhancing Urban Bird Habitat: Scientific Report (PDF)::Birds in Backyards Program


Landscaping for Migratory Birds (PDF):: Rouge River Bird Observatory

Winter Bird Feeding: The Basics (PDF):: Penn State Cooperative Extension

Beauty in Your Backyard: Attracting and Feeding Summer Birds (PDF):: West Virginia University Extension Service


Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden (PDF):: Oregon State University Extension Service

Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies:: Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks

Designing a Hummingbird Garden: 15 Ways to Keep Them Coming:: Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Attracting Ruby-throated Hummingbirds (PDF):: West Virginia University Extension Service

Understanding Ruby-throated Hummingbirds and Enhancing Their Habitat in Maine (PDF):: University of Maine Cooperative Extension

How to Create a Butterfly and Hummingbird Garden:: New Jersey Audubon

Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Garden:: Iowa State University Extension

Attracting Hummingbirds (PDF):: Penn State Cooperative Extension

Butterflies and Birds (PDF):: West Virginia University Extension Service

A Hummingbird Garden:: University of Vermont Extension

The Hummingbird: Attracting and Enjoying Wyoming’s Most Fascinating Bird (PDF):: University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service

Hummingbirds of Florida (PDF):: University of Florida IFAS Extension

Hummingbirds: An Attractive Asset to Your Garden (PDF):: University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service

Attracting Hummingbirds to Mississippi Gardens:: Mississippi State University Extension Service

Working with Wildlife: Hummingbirds & Butterflies (PDF):: Stewardship Forest


Managing Habitat for American Kestrels (PDF):: Penn State Cooperative Extension

Managing Habitat for Eastern Bluebirds (PDF):: Penn State Cooperative Extension

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