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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Fall Backyard Birding Checklist: 13 Tips to Attract More Birds This Autumn

Every season brings tasks that backyard birders can do to encourage more birds to visit. Read on for proven tips...


The Best Way to Attract Birds That Don’t Visit Bird Feeders

Attract towhees, juncos, sparrows and more by serving food on all available flat surfaces. Learn the best tips to attract...


Ask the Experts: Hummingbird Behavior Explained

Experts Kenn and Kimberly Kaufman answer the most commonly asked questions about hummingbird behavior and attracting hummingbirds.


Attract More Backyard Birds by Feeding Peanuts

You’ll be impressed with the variety of species you’ll attract by offering peanuts at your bird feeders.


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 feeders to attract more birds...


How to Make a Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Teach your kids and grandkids about nature by making this easy homemade bird feeder. Woodpeckers and nutchatches will love it!


3 Types of Seeds and Feeders Birds Love Best

Maximize the traffic in your backyard with popular seed and feeders that keep birds coming back for more. Learn what...


How to Grow Your Own Birdseed

Plant sunflowers and other native plants to attract more beautiful birds.

Attract Birds and Butterflies With Coneflowers

These easy-to-grow perennials attract plenty of pollinators and add a bright pop of color to your garden.


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 choose to lay their eggs.


Watch Baby Birds With Nest Cams and in Your Backyard

After the excitement of viewing nest cams, you may want to observe nesting birds in your yard. Before you do,...


What is a Fledgling? Learn the Five Stages of a Baby Bird’s Life

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


How to Attract Birds to a Birdhouse

Nesting birds are rewarding to watch. Get five key expert tips for on how to attract birds to a birdhouse...


How to Repair a Cracked Birdbath

Learn how to fix a cracked birdbath so your backyard birds can continue to use it.


How to Clean a Bird Bath

Offer clean water for backyard birds. Birding experts explain the best methods how to clean a bird bath and how...


How to Attract Birds to Use a Birdbath

For a bigger bird population, just add water. Lure more species to your backyard with these proven birdbath tips.

Meet the Best Bird Dads and Learn How They Help Out Around The Nest

Celebrate the hardest-working feathered fathers out there! These great bird dads don't fly away when the chicks hatch.


How to Clean Hummingbird Feeders

Backyard birdwatchers share their tried-and-true tips to keep sugar water safe for their favorite fliers. Learn how to clean hummingbird...


Everything You Need to Know About Hummingbird Nests

Watching hummingbirds is more fun when you find a hummingbird nest with hummingbird eggs. Learn how to attract these tiny...


Get Started with Birdhouses

Create safe and cozy spaces for birds to raise their families.


Create a Hummingbird-Friendly Plant Combo

Mix annuals from White Flower Farm for a plant container hummingbirds can't resist.

21 Simple Tips to Attract Winter Birds

Birds are even more beautiful in the midst of a few flurries. Here's how to attract them to your backyard!


Switch Up Your Bird Feeding Habits

Try something different in your backyard, and you'll be surprised what you see! Trade your bird feeding habits for something...


Ask the Bird Experts: What Do Bluebirds Eat in Winter?

What foods do bluebirds eat in cold weather during winter? Do all bluebirds migrate? Our bird experts answer your questions.


When Should I Clean Out My Birdhouses?

Our bird experts recommend that you should clean out birdhouses in winter and the best winter insulation for roosting birds.


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...


How to Get Kids Excited About Birding

Give your favorite kids an adventure in their own backyard.