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From helpful bird species profiles to expert tips on attracting birds to your yard – we have all the information you need to start birding.

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The Best Cardinal Bird Feeders and Birdseed

Cardinals are beloved backyard birds. To attract more redbirds, fill these cardinal bird feeders with their favorite types of birdseed.


How to Attract Hummingbirds: 9 Expert Tips

Attracting hummingbirds is easy when you start thinking like a hummingbird! Birding experts explain how to attract hummingbirds...


Do Hummingbird Sightings Have Special Meaning?

Even the biggest fans of the species might not know that a sighting of the brilliant, jewel-colored hummingbird may have...


Black Capped Chickadee vs Carolina Chickadee: ID Challenge

Learn to tell the difference between a black capped chickadee vs a Carolina chickadee. See what these birds look like...

The Chickadee Birds: All About Chickadees

To attract and identify the types of chickadees in North America, learn about chickadee songs, favorite foods and where they...


How to Identify and Attract a Mountain Chickadee

Learn what foods a mountain chickadee eats, what these small songbirds look like and sound like, where to spot them...

19 Magical Bird Photos of Cardinals in Snow

Few sights are as enchanting as a cardinal in snow, and these beautiful photos of redbirds in winter will delight...


Look Down Low to Spot an Eastern Towhee

When you’re watching for this songbird, look out below. The Eastern towhee spends most of its time on the ground,...


A Scandinavian Christmas Tradition for Your Birds

Join the Scandinavian bird lovers with a special Christmas Day tradition. It just might bring you good tidings in the...


How to Help Birds in Cold Winter Weather

Don't worry about your backyard birds during frigid winter weather. Learn how to help them by providing food, water and...

How to Identify and Attract a Tree Swallow

Tree swallows arrive early in spring and may even stay all winter. When insects are unavailable, a tree swallow eats...


6 Bird Beak Types and How Birds Use Them to Eat

Bird beaks have a variety of shapes and purposes. Here are the most common bird beak types to look for...


Bird Feeder Placement: Where to Hang Bird Feeders

While the type of feeder you select is important, proper bird feeder placement is also part of successful backyard bird...


Window Bird Feeders Give You Closer Views of Birds

Even if you don't have a big backyard with trees, you can still enjoy attracting and feeding the birds. We...


Why Do Some Birds Migrate While Others Don’t?

During the spring and fall migration seasons, you may wonder why do some birds migrate while other birds like cardinals...

The 15 Best Bird Feeder Deals on Amazon Right Now

Need a gorgeous new bird feeder? We did the shopping for you! Hurry before these hot bird feeder deals sell...


25 Simply Stunning Cardinal Bird Pictures

Cardinals are among the most popular and beloved birds in America, and these cardinal pictures make it easy to see...


Drought Resistant Trees and Plants to Grow for Birds

Be water wise and attract more birds to your yard by planting drought resistant trees and plants for food and...


What Do Cardinals Eat? How to Attract Cardinals

Attract cardinals by learning what cardinals eat, and where cardinals nest. Offer seeds and berries and grow shrubs for shelter.


Do Northern Cardinals Mate for Life?

We asked our birding experts: Do northern cardinals mate for life? Find out how long cardinals live and stay with...


Interesting Cardinal Bird Facts You Should Know

Cardinals are one of the most popular backyard birds. Learn interesting cardinal bird facts, including why male cardinals are red,...


How to Identify a Wood Thrush

Learn how to identify and attract a wood thrush, what their song sounds like, what these birds eat and where...


Head to Hawaii to See a Red Crested Cardinal

If you love northern cardinals, you may want to book a trip to Hawaii, South America or Puerto Rico to...

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14 Cute and Heartwarming Baby Cardinal Photos

Learn what a baby cardinal looks like, from egg to fledgling, with these photos. Did you know that baby cardinals...


Meet the Humble (but Adorable) House Finch

Learn how to identify and attract a house finch. Find out facts about the house finch nest, eggs, range, habitat...


Birdwatching Equipment and Gear You Never Knew You Needed

Go beyond binoculars and field guides and ramp up your game with the coolest new birdwatching equipment and birding gear.


Sky Hunters: What Foods Do Hawks Eat?

Learn about all of the different foods that are on the menu for the hawks of North America.


What’s a White Winged Dove Doing Up North?

Learn more about the white winged dove, how to tell one apart from a mourning dove, and why it may...


Cliff Swallow vs Barn Swallow: Spot the Differences

Learn how to look for the differences between a cliff swallow vs a barn swallow, two similar birds that are...