Birding Resources

Wimberley Birding Society For more information, check the “About WBS” information listed on the left.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Main operator. 512 389-4848
Bird Veterinarians Dr. Sheffield at 512 847-5630
Dr. Jakubowsky at 512 288-2809
Drs. Miller, Brandt and Lusk, all in Austin’s Westgate Tower, 512 892-4463
Bird Rehabilitation Wildlife Rescue of Austin at 512 472-9453Treatment of injured birds and wildlife
Bluebirds Area expert is Maggie Broyles in Wimberley. 512 847-5135
Purple Martins Area expert is Hans Mueller in Wimberley. 512 847-9174
Banded Birds If you find one and need more information, call the Bird Banding Lab at 1-800-327-BAND in Laurel, Maryland.
Statewide Rare Bird Tape 713 369-9673 (to hear rare bird alerts)
281 992-2757 (to report rare birds)
Texbirds listserv Texbirds is an email discussion list (listserve) devoted to birds and birding in Texas. This very active list now has over 2,000 subscribers and is one of the largest birding listserves in the world.
Bird Notes Column To pass on story idea, offer an observation, etc., call Jerry Hall at 512 847-3730, or write to him at or 750 Cypress Creek Lane, Wimberley, Texas 78676
Birds of Wimberley Birds of Wimberley is a nicely illustrated section of the website. It contains outstanding photographs of many Wimberley area birds with entertaining articles by Patsy Glenn, former co-president of the Wimberley Birding Society, and Lewis Smith.
Travis Audubon Society
PO Box 40787
Austin, Texas 78704
512.300.BIRD (2473)
Texas Ornithological Society
6338 N. New Braunfels Ave. PMB # 189
San Antonio, TX 78209
National Birding Organizations National Audubon Society
P.O. Box 52529
Boulder, CO 80322-2529The Nature Conservancy
4245 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22203-1616Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology
P.O. Box 11
Ithaca, NY 15851

American Birding Association
P.O. Box 6599
Colorado Springs, CO 80934
719 578-9703

American Bird Conservancy
P.O. 249
The Plains, VA 20198

General Birding Sites
Birder home page
Texas Birding Sites Birds and birding in Texas
Bat Conservation International website Lots of information about bats, including complete information and plans for building bat houses