This is a beginning list of helpful resources for researching birds in Yellowstone National Park but does not include all resources that are available.
General Bird Information:
The Audubon Encyclopedia of North American Birds. 1987. By John Terres. Alfred Knopf. New York, NY.
Lives of North American Birds. 1996. By Kenn Kaufman. Houghton Mifflin. New York, NY.
A Field Guide to Hawks of North America (Second Edition). Clark, W.S. and B.K. Wheeler. 2001. Houghton Mifflin, New York, New York.
Field Guide to the Birds of North America (Fifth Edition). Dunn, J.L. and J. Alderfer. 2006. National Geographic Society, Washington DC.
The Sibley Guide to Birds of Western North America (First Edition). Sibley, D.A. 2003. National Audubon Society. Alfred Knopf. New York, NY.
State Field Guides:
Birding Montana. 1995. By Terry McEneaney. Falcon Press. Helena, Montana.
A Birder's Guide to Idaho. 1997. By D. Svingen & K. Dumroese. American Birding Association. Colorado Springs, CO.
A Birder's Guide to Wyoming. 1993. By Oliver Scott. American Birding Association. Colorado Springs, CO.
Local Field Guides:
Birds of Yellowstone. 1988. By Terry McEneaney. Roberts-Rinehart. Boulder, CO.
Finding the Birds in Jackson Hole. 1994. By B. Raynes & D. Wile. Paragon Press. Salt Lake City, UT.
Status reports on Yellowstone birds:
Yellowstone Annual Bird Reports by Yellowstone Center for Resources
Yellowstone Christmas Bird Counts of the 20th Century. 2001. Terry McEneaney. Yellowstone Science Vol. 9 No. 1, Winter 2001.
Baril, L.M., A.J. Hansen, R. Renkin, and R. Lawrence. 2009. Willow-bird relationships on Yellowstone'sNorthern Range. Yellowstone Science 17(3): 19-26.
White, P.J., K.M. Proffitt, T.P. McEneaney, R.A. Garrott, and D.W. Smith. 2011. Yellowstone's TrumpeterSwans in peril? Yellowstone Science 19(3): 12-16.
Did You Know?
Even though the animals of Yellowstone seem tame they are still wild. Feeding the animals is not permitted in any way, and all visitors must keep 100 yards away from wolves and bears, and 25 yards from other animals.