Learn how to attract birds to your backyard with these expert tips on plants and trees that attract birds, bird nesting and feeding birds.
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 Attract Birds to a Small Backyard
Turn your small-space backyard into a haven for feathered friends.
What to Do If You Find a Nestling or Fledgling
This is the time of year when we get many questions about what to do when nestling or fledgling is...
Feed Grape Jelly to Orioles and Tanagers
Go beyond birdseed and mix up your backyard menu with grape jelly. Fruit-eating birds like orioles, catbirds and tanagers love...
Attract Northern Mockingbirds to Your Backyard
Keep your eyes and ears open for this talkative songbird.
5 Ways to Create a Bird-Safe Backyard
Keep your feathered friends healthy with clean feeders, fresh birdseed and a natural yard.
The Basics of Bird Beaks
No matter the challenge, birds have the perfect tools for the job, right in front of their noses.
Tips for Fall Bird Feeder Maintenance
Fall is a great time to get your bird feeders in tip top shape for the winter feeding season.
Scenes from a Bird Nesting Colony
Wading birds frequently raise their young in mixed-species colonies. See photos from one bird nesting colony in Florida.
Bird Feeding Tips: Feeder Placement
While the type of feeder you select is important, where you put your feeders is also part of successful backyard...
Do or Don’t? Feeding Live Mealworms to Attract Bluebirds
If you've been thinking about feeding live mealworms to attract bluebirds, be sure to read this first!
Bird Nesting Season: Anhinga Courtship
Anhinga courtship behavior is a joy to watch. See video of a male anhinga during bird nesting season as he...
Bird Nesting Season: Great Egrets
With spectacular breeding plumage, delicate mating displays, and adorable chicks, great egrets are fun to watch during bird nesting season.
Feeding Birds: Indigo Buntings Love White Millet Seed
While these birds have a varied diet, one way you might attract Indigo Buntings is to offer white millet seed...
Don’t Forget to Feed Our Native Sparrows
There are many native sparrows that you can attract to your backyard!
Top Songbirds in America
Bird songs are beautiful and melodic. Discover why you should be listening as well as looking for these musical types...
Bird Feeding Tips: Peanuts in the Shell vs. Shelled Peanuts
A commonly asked bird feeding question is what type of birds eat different types of peanuts.