Birds

Meadowlarks, cranes, and all those dancing chickens!

Buff-breasted Sandpiper Photo: Mark Stensaas

From east to west, north to south, the diversity of Nebraska habitats -- Missouri River riparian areas, eastern tallgrass prairie, wetlands of the Rainwater Basin, the Platte and Niobrara rivers, the Sandhills and Pine Ridge areas -- make the state a challenging and rewarding birding destination.

Birding in Nebraska
Birds

Birding in Nebraska

Sandhill Cranes are just the beginning of your Nebraska birding adventure.

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Audubon's Nebraska Crane Festival
Birds

Audubon's Nebraska Crane Festival

Celebrate the wondrous Sandhill Crane migration through central Nebraska.

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Listen to BirdNote, weekdays at 9:00 am CST on NET Radio. (To replay an episode, or in case you miss one, click the box below.)

The National Audubon Society has started a Plants for Birds effort to encourage the planting of native grasses, flowers, shrubs, and trees to benefit birds.

Birds In Nebraska

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