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Nature writer Ken Keffer fondly remembers the spring duck migration in his native Wyoming, but now he gets most excited when irruptive finches, siskins and redpolls visit his feeders in Iowa.
10 Foods You Aren’t Feeding Birds Yet
Don’t limit your birds to seed, suet and sugar water. Keep ’em coming back for more by feeding birds the best buffet on the block.
Everything You Need to Know About Red-Bellied Woodpeckers
How Do Birds Get Their Names? (And Our Favorite Bird Nicknames)
The Top 9 Most Beautiful Birds in America
Gardening for Birds: 12 Berry Plants Birders Should Grow
Coast to Coast Birding Hotspots for Every Season
Butterfly Hotspot: Travel to South Texas to See Hundreds of Rare Butterflies
Learn about the many rare butterfly species that visit the Lower Rio Grande Valley and...
How to Feed and Attract Birds All Year Long
As the seasons and weather conditions change, switch up what you're serving in your bird...
The Best Bird Feeders and Birdseed for Cardinals
Cardinals are beloved backyard birds. Fill tube and platform bird feeders with their favorite types...
8 Different Kinds of Bird Nests and How to Spot Them
Home tweet home! Learn about different types of bird nests and where various bird species...
Bird Mimics and Mimicry: Three Birds to Know
Tune in to the copycat songs of mockingbirds, catbirds and thrashers.
Owls of North America: Meet Your Nocturnal Neighbors
Step outside after dark and watch your backyard come to life as owls swoop through...
Love is in the Air: Bird Courtship Rituals
When it comes to courtship, birds pull out all the stops, using elaborate displays to...
Bird Migration Secrets Revealed
There’s much more to bird migration than meets the eye.
Bird Watching: Sunset Birds
Don’t stop bird watching when the sun goes down. For some species, things are just...
10 Spectacular National Park Birding Sites
Fantastic sightings are nearly guaranteed when you plan your trip around these magnificent birding sites.
See the Best Birding Sites…From Your Car
Don’t try birding while driving—but you can always experience one of these popular birding sites...
Birding Basics to Camouflaged Birds
Many camouflaged birds blend in with the background for their own survival—but you can spot...
Beach Bum Birds: Coastal Fliers and Beach Birding Locations
Put your toes in the sand at these beach birding locations and grab some binoculars—you’ll...
Backyard Birding in Small Spaces
With a little planning and some bird feeding basics from our experts you can attract...
Grassland Birds: Hidden Gems of the Prairie
Discover why grassland birds are the hidden gems of the prairie as well as some...
Raptors, Amazing Birds of Prey
Find out why these uncommon birds of prey are some of the most captivating in...
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Spark Birds: Learning to Love Birdwatching
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Plan a Big Day of Birding
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