Attracting Birds

Learn how to attract birds to your backyard with these expert tips on plants and trees that attract birds, bird nesting and feeding birds.

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13 Fascinating Facts About Mourning Doves

Mournings doves are beloved in backyards across America. Learn fascinating facts you should know about these beautiful doves.

How to Attract Birds to Your Yard: Food, Water and Shelter

Follow these simple tips to make your yard a dream destination for birds. Learn how to attract birds by fulfilling...


13 Questions About Hummingbird Feeders Answered by Experts

Get the answers to everything you've wondered about your hummingbird feeders, like what to put in a hummingbird feeder and...


10 Types of Bird Feeders You Need in Your Backyard

You can never have enough bird feeders. Learn about the different types of bird feeders available, and make plans to...


Your Essential Guide to Hummingbird Food

Quick! Fill your feeders with hummingbird food for the best chance to attract these amazing birds. Learn how to make...

What Can Birds Eat From the Kitchen?

Wondering what birds can eat? Attract birds with occasional treats that you have stocked in the kitchen. Offer peanut butter,...


Orioles Can’t Resist This Oriole Nectar Recipe

This oriole nectar recipe combines several of orioles' favorite foods such as oranges and grape jelly. Try it in your...

How to Feed Orioles: What Do Orioles Eat?

Orioles don't eat birdseed. Experts answer how to feed orioles and what do orioles eat to help birders bring more...


What Birds Eat Oranges from Fruit Bird Feeders?

If you're thinking of trying out fruit bird feeders, you'll want to learn what birds eat oranges. Also learn other...


Top 12 Tips to Attract Birds to Your Feeders

Want to feed more bird species in your backyard? Follow these tried-and-true ways to learn how to attract birds to...


How to Attract More Goldfinches to Your Backyard

Get tips on how to attract goldfinches to your backyard. Learn what goldfinches eat from feeders and what flowers to...

The Best Types of Evergreen Trees and How to Care for Them

Choose the best type of evergreen tree or shrub for your yard and learn how to keep it healthy. These...


What Foods Can You Feed to Ducks?

Although many people feed bread to ducks, it's better to consider more nutritious food options. Learn what to feed ducks.


The Best Squirrel-Proof Bird Feeders and 12 Tips That Work

Let's be honest: there's no such thing as completely squirrel-proof bird feeders. But you can cut down on squirrels' visits...


Meet the Pyrrhuloxia: Desert Cardinal of the Southwest

Learn all about the pyrrhuloxia, or desert cardinal, a bird found in the Southwest. Experts describe what this species looks...


Top 10 Easy-to-Grow Native Plants

Attract birds, butterflies and bees with beautiful native plants that are easy to grow. Choose these plants to add color...

The Best Cardinal Bird Feeders and Birdseed

Cardinals are beloved backyard birds. To attract more cardinals, fill tube and platform bird feeders with their favorite types of...


Get to Know Gorgeous Blue Grosbeaks

Learn about the beautiful, but uncommon, blue grosbeaks, including where to find them, what they eat and how to identify...


This is the Only Bird Nesting Material You Should Put Out

Birds are natural architects—they don’t need our assistance to build a nest—but here are some safe bird nesting materials you...


9 Unique Oriole Feeders Your Birds Will Love

Add a fruit-filled oriole feeder to your backyard. Offer a feast for Baltimore orioles, other orioles and fruit loving birds...


How to Identify Baby Orioles and Juvenile Orioles

Spring is here, and it's almost time to look for bird nests and baby birds. Learn what a baby oriole...


Discover How Orioles Weave Elaborate Nests

Oriole nests are unique and different from other bird nests. Learn where and how orioles build nests and what they...


How to Attract Oriole Birds to Your Backyard

Get expert tips on attracting orioles. Find out how to bring more oriole birds, including Baltimore oriole birds, to your...


The Best Bluebird Feeders and Feeding Tips

Choose the best bluebird feeders and follow these feeding tips from fellow birders to attract more bluebirds to your backyard.

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The Best Finch Feeders to Serve Thistle Seed

Fill finch feeders with nyjer thistle seed to attract more finches. Add the best finch feeders to your yard and...


8 Ideas for Attracting and Feeding Birds in Spring

Attract more species to visit your feeders during migration season. Follow these proven tips for feeding birds in spring from...


How to Get Rid of Grackles and Blackbirds at Bird Feeders

Are bigger birds bothering your songbirds? Learn how to get rid of grackles, blackbirds, starlings and other undesirable birds at...


How to Help Birds During Extremely Cold Weather

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


Look for Pine Warblers at Suet Feeders

While most warblers are insect eating birds, watch closely at your suet feeders and you may spot a surprising visitor—a...


All About Cedar Waxwing Baby Birds and Nests

See photos of cedar waxwing babies and learn about cedar waxwing nests, including what the baby birds eat and when...