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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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...


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.


How to Attract Birds to a Small Backyard

Turn your small-space backyard into a haven for feathered friends.


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.


7 Interesting Facts About How Birds Nest

There's a lot more to bird nests than meets the eye.

The Basics of Bird Beaks

No matter the challenge, birds have the perfect tools for the job, right in front of their noses.


The 5 Do’s and Don’ts of DIY Seed Mix

Save money and make your own birdseed blend.


Is that a Swallow in My Bluebird Box?

I'm always happy to see a swallow in a bluebird box.


Grow Sunflowers to Attract More Backyard Birds

Save money feeding birds by growing and harvesting sunflower seeds from your garden.


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...