Birding Basics

Thinking of taking up birding as a hobby? These birding basics and tips on birding for beginners will get you started.

How to Attract Orioles

How to Attract Orioles

The early bird gets the worm when it comes to attracting orioles to your backyard. Find out more about the oriole family and how to bring them to your yard.

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Winter Birds Myths and Facts

Some folks worry winter birds will freeze on cold nights or in bird baths. Our expert has the bird facts to answer these questions.

Bird Behavior

Bird Behavior: Caching Food

You see birds carrying seeds off from feeders to store them – but where do they go, and how do they find them again?

Bird Behavior

Cooperative Bird Behavior

Don’t underestimate the ability of birds to work as a team for survival, nest building, and feeding.

Spring Birds

The Best Moments of Spring Birds

Spring can seem a long way off, until you see the first wren gathering nest material. See our other favorite spring birds moments.

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Bird Bath Tips for Winter Birds

Winter birds need water too, but bird baths often freeze over. Get cost-saving tips for offering water to birds during cold weather.

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Wild Bird Diseases

Seeing sick birds at your feeder can be a concern. Learn what diseases affect wild birds and how you can help.

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Thorny Question… Honey Locust and Bird Protection

I recently found a pile of feathers in my yard near a feeder, possibly the result of a stalking neighbor's cat.  I got to thinking recently that maybe…
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Shoot! Lucky I still have flowers

Just took the hummingbird feeder down from my front porch and I get a hummie! My Salvia and a hanging pot with long red flowers are still blooming,…
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