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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.

12 Owl Shirts Every Bird Fan Should Own

Who doesn't love owls? You're sure to find the right fit for you in this unique selection of owl shirts.


What Foods Do Baby Birds Eat?

The spring and summer nesting season brings many baby birds to the backyard. Find out what baby birds eat and...


How Long Do Baby Birds Stay in the Nest and More Nest Facts

Discover how long baby birds stay in the nest, how long it takes bird eggs to hatch, how baby birds...


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...

What is a Fledgling? See How a Baby Bird Grows Up

Find out what the five common bird life stages mean and see how robins and other baby birds look as...


All About Robin Nests and Robin Eggs

Learn where to look for a robin nest, what robin eggs and baby robins look like, how long it takes...

Hummingbird Sounds: Do Hummingbirds Sing?

Listen carefully for a call or a song the next time you see a hummingbird. Learn all about the variety...


Do Swallow Bird Sightings Have Special Meaning?

Swallows are lovely birds — but you might not know they've been significant and admired all the way back through...


The Blue Jay Range Is Expanding Westward

Blue jays are backyard fixtures in the East, but find out why these adaptive birds are on the move.


Do Purple Martins Eat Mosquitoes?

Do purple martins really eat thousands of mosquitoes a day? We checked with an expert to find out. Plus, learn...

Tips to Prevent Bird Strikes on Windows at Home

We know sometimes birds hit windows, and it's much worse during migration. Here are a few simple things you can...


Everything You Need to Know About a Killdeer Bird

Learn how to identify a killdeer bird. Discover what the birds look like and get facts about their nests, eggs,...


16 Super Sweet Baby Swallow Pictures

There's nothing cuter than a baby swallow — except multiple baby swallows! Check out our collection of too-cute photos of...


Look for Violet Green Swallows in the West

The violet green swallow is a shiny green flier that swoops and soars in the West. Discover where to find...


How to Identify and Attract a Tufted Titmouse

Learn how to identify and attract a tufted titmouse. Offer seeds and suet, then watch their back-and-forth antics at the...

Meet the Large, Red Crowned Pileated Woodpecker

The red crowned pileated woodpecker is the largest woodpecker in North America. Learn about their call and sound, size and...


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Leucistic Bird vs Albino Bird: Learn the Difference

White-feathered birds are special. Discover facts about albino birds and leucistic birds and how their unique appearance affects them.


Can You Move a Bird Nest?

Birds have a habit of building nests in inconvenient places. Find out when and how you can move a bird...


Is That a Tree Swallow in my Bluebird House?

Bluebirds aren't the only species to use nest boxes! Learn about tree swallows' nesting habits and how to choose a...


9 Proven Tips to Attract Nesting Birds

Learn how to attract nesting birds to visit your backyard, including robins, bluebirds and wrens, with these helpful tips from...


9 Fascinating Barn Swallow Facts

From symbolism to their bug catching abilities, there's a lot to learn about a barn swallow. Learn about their nests,...


Swallows Nest Types and Nesting Habits

Swallows spend much of their time flying. Learn the birding basics of where to find a swallows nest. Plus learn...


Hummingbird Migration Takes an Incredible Journey

Learn about the epic hummingbird migration feats of these tiny birds. The diminutive creatures undertake great journeys in spring and...

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Be a Good Bird Landlord With a Purple Martin House

Purple-hued swallows arrive just in time to select a home for spring nesting season. Use a purple martin house to...


How to Make a Purple Martin Gourd House

DIY birdhouses fashioned from gourds have been used for centuries to attract purple martins. Learn how to make a purple...


Black Birders Week is Back in 2022

Black Birders Week is a weeklong event that celebrates the diversity of bird-watchers and nature lovers. Here's how to participate.


Ground Nesting Birds: Safe and Sound Underground

From crannies and crevices to tunnels, some birds nest in the ground. We dig into the nest secrets of burrowing...


8 Types of Swallow Birds You Should Know

From purple martins to barn swallows, find out how to spot and identify 8 members of the swallow bird family...


The Best-Selling Bird Feeders of 2022

In the market for a new feeder for your backyard birds? Check out the best-selling bird feeders that customers can't...