Bird Photography

Though it can sometimes be a challenge, bird photography is a wonderful past time both shutterbugs and birding enthusiasts can enjoy. These bird photography tips are straight from the experts!

The 51 Best Spring Bird Pictures Ever

You won't want to miss these beautiful bird pictures! Each photo showcases the color and joy of spring birds.

9 Pictures That Will Change the Way You Look at Black Birds

From grackles and crows to ravens, these black bird pictures will make you appreciate the beauty and variety of black...


The Most Commonly Sighted Bird in Every State

Data from the North American Breeding Bird Survey reveals which bird was seen most often in every state. Check to...


15 Outstanding Pictures of Rose-Breasted Grosbeaks

These beautiful pictures of grosbeaks will show you why this striking black and red species is one of our favorite...


Rare Yellow Cardinal Bird Photographed in Illinois

Yellow cardinal birds are rare and beautiful. Recent sightings of yellow cardinals have been reported by birdwatchers in Illinois and...

10 Birds That Look Like Orioles

If you see an orange or yellow bird in your backyard, you might think it's an oriole. But there are...


20 Photos of Breathtaking Blue Colored Birds

From blue jays to indigo buntings, how many blue colored birds do you know? Enjoy beautiful photos of birds with...

7 Sweet Photos Show How Birds Flirt and Attract Mates

Discover the adorable ways how birds attract mates and flirt with each other, including elaborate dances, preening and feeding rituals.


Adorable Spring Birds to Welcome a New Season

From fuzzy ducklings to cute cardinals, shake off winter and get ready for a new season with these adorable photos...


20 Beautiful Pictures of Bluebirds

Eastern bluebirds and mountain bluebirds are colorful songbirds that birders love to see. Enjoy these breathtaking pictures of bluebirds.


50 Beautiful Winter Pictures Across America

Bundle up! These amazing pictures of winter landscapes and wildlife will make you want to go for a walk in...

The Winner of the 2020 Backyard Photo Contest!

Check out Birds & Blooms' 2020 Backyard Photo Contest winner and learn the amazing story behind the stunning winter photo.


51 Best Winter Bird Photos

As temperatures dip, look no further than your backyard to see how full of life this blustery season truly is!...


15 of the Snowiest Bird Photos Ever!

From cardinals to finches, check out spectacular photos of backyard birds in cold and snowy winter weather.


20 Incredibly Cute Chickadee Pictures

Chickadees are friendly and adorable birds. Check out super cute chickadee pictures captured by backyard birders across America.


15 Outstanding Pictures of Owls

Admire these spectacular reader photos of owl species found across America, including snowy owls, burrowing owls, barred owls and more.

The Top 9 Most Beautiful Birds in America

When it comes to these beautiful birds, we can’t help but admire them.


15 Simply Stunning Photos of Northern Cardinals

Cardinals are among the most popular and beloved birds in America, and these gorgeous photos make it easy to see...


You Must See These Spectacular Hummingbird Photo Contest Winners

We received over 1,000 outstanding entries in our 2020 Hummingbird Photo Contest. Check out the stunning winners and beautiful honorable...


10 Woodpecker Species Birders Should Know

Readers share photos of woodpeckers that show the beauty of these amazing birds. Look for these 10 woodpecker species across...


15 Breathtaking Photos of Mourning Doves

Enjoy a collection of photos that capture the beauty of mourning doves in all seasons, including mourning dove nests and...


25 Photos of Warblers You Should Add to Your Life List

Enjoy spectacular reader photos of 25 different warbler birds. Look for these colorful, tiny fliers during spring and fall migration.


Rare Leucistic and Albino Hummingbirds Dazzle Birdwatchers

Birders captured spectacular photos of albino hummingbirds and leucistic hummingbirds. Learn how to tell the difference between these rare conditions.


13 Super Cute Photos of Baby Birds You Need to See

So fluffy! Backyard birders and nature lovers share their heartwarming encounters with small, fuzzy baby birds.

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10 Adorable Pictures of Baby Hummingbirds

If you've ever wondered what a baby hummingbird looks like, check out these cute photos of tiny hummingbird chicks.


8 Tips to Take Breathtaking Hummingbird Photos

Look, listen and learn how to shoot amazing photos of hummingbirds that capture their dazzling colors and behavior.


15 Photos That Prove Hummingbirds Are Amazing

You have to be quick to capture photos of tiny hummingbirds, but patience pays off with memorable moments.


Birding Gadgets and Gear You Never Knew You Needed

Go beyond binoculars and field guides and ramp up your game with the coolest new birding gear and gadgets.


The Winner of the 2017 Backyard Photo Contest!

We announce the winner of the 2017 Backyard Photo Contest!


5 Hummingbird Videos You Can’t Miss

From nest building to snoring (yes, snoring!), the behavior captured in these hummingbird videos will captivate your bird-loving heart.