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!

Are White Hummingbird Sightings Rare?

What gives a white hummingbird unique plumage? Learn the factors behind white hummingbird feathers and if albino hummingbirds are rare.

Rainbow Flyers: Brilliant Hummingbird Colors

Hummingbirds come in every color of the rainbow! These reader-submitted images perfectly show vibrant hummingbird colors.


Quiz: How Many Female Bird Photos Can You ID?

Male birds get all the attention, but female birds are just as beautiful. See how many you can identify in...


See the Winner of the 2023 Birds & Blooms Photo Contest

We reveal the 2023 Birds & Blooms Photo Contest grand prize winner. Learn the story behind the unique butterfly and...


20 Grumpy Bird Pictures to Turn Your Frown Upside-Down

These birds woke up on the wrong side of the nest! Laugh at grumpy bird photos of owls, northern cardinals,...

28 Wonderful Wintry Photos of Birds in Snow

Birders and nature lovers will enjoy this roundup of cute photos of birds in snow, standing up to the icy...


12 Amazing Duck Pictures You Need to See

Readers captured stunning snapshots of ducks shimmering on the water. These duck pictures will make you appreciate their beauty even...

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2023 Spring Birding Moments Video Contest Winners

Birds bring so much beauty to springtime. Three readers captured fantastic bird videos and won our Spring Birding Moments video...


17 Photos of White Cardinals and Leucistic Birds

You'll be amazed at these photos of white cardinals and other lovely leucistic birds, including partially albino hummingbirds, finches and...


13 Types of Woodpeckers Birders Should Know

Readers share pictures of woodpeckers that show the beauty of these amazing birds. Look for these types of woodpeckers across...


20 Inspirational Pictures of Birds in Flight

It's always awe-inspiring to see birds soaring on the wind. Admire their grace and beauty with these incredible photos of...

25 Simply Stunning Pictures of Hawks

Soaring in the sky or perched on a wire, these fantastic pictures of hawks captured by our readers will take...


18 Totally Adorable Tufted Titmouse Bird Pictures

The tufted titmouse is one of the cutest backyard songbirds. Enjoy this roundup of super sweet titmouse bird pictures from...


25 Funny Animal Pictures to Make You Smile

Need a laugh today? Check out these funny animal pictures that portray the silly antics and hijinks of pets, backyard...


21 Funny Deer Pictures You Need to See

They're a staple of many backyards and parks—but deer can be pretty funny, too. These funny deer pictures are sure...


11 Funny Frog Pictures That Will Make You Laugh

These frogs are surprisingly hilarious! Check out our roundup of funny frog pictures, including frogs in birdhouses and frogs with...

25 Funny Bird Pictures That Will Make You Squawk With Laughter

From an 'awkward' bluebird family photo to a gull deciding whether to follow the beach rules, these funny bird pictures...


14 Cute and Heartwarming Baby Cardinal Photos

See what a baby cardinal looks like, from egg to fledgling, with photos. Did you know baby cardinals don't have...


April Showers: 12 Pictures of Flowers With Raindrops

Raindrops add whimsy to these already beautiful backyard scenes captured by our talented readers. Enjoy the beauty of rain with...


16 Funny Butterfly Pictures You Need to See

Keep your cameras ready this spring. A funny butterfly moment could flutter into view at any moment.


9 Funny Bird Nest Pictures You Need to See

From wrens who nested in the pocket of a pair of jeans to a hummingbird who nested on a chandelier,...


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See the Winners of the 2022 Backyard Video Contest

There's so much activity to see right in the backyard. Check out the fantastic winners of our 2022 Backyard Video...


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Amazing Bird Feeding Video Contest Winners

We never tire of watching birds at feeders. Three birders captured fantastic bird feeding videos and won our 2023 Bird...


10 Super Cute Hummingbird Moments and Stories

These cute hummingbird photos have sweet stories, too! Discover hummingbirds that helped readers heal, remember loved ones and more.


10 Amazing Pictures of Hummingbirds in Florida

Hummingbirds in Florida are present year-round but we never get tired of seeing reader pictures of these stunning tiny birds.

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15 Hilariously Funny Hummingbird Photos

Hummingbirds can be quite comical! Check out our collection of funny hummingbird photos, including unique perches, unusual nests and more.


See the Winner of the 2022 Birds & Blooms Photo Contest

We reveal the 2022 Birds & Blooms photo contest grand prize winner. Learn the story behind the elegant, awe-inspiring...

16 Gorgeous Goldfinch Pictures to Brighten Your Day

Winter, summer, spring or fall, sunny goldfinches always make birders smile! Delight in our roundup of stunning goldfinch pictures.


15 Absolutely Adorable Junco Bird Pictures

For much of the country, juncos are a too-cute sign winter is here! Celebrate these snowbirds with our collection of...


22 Breathtaking Mourning Dove Pictures

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


9 Small Red Bird Species You Might See

If you see a small red bird in your backyard, you might think it's a cardinal. But take another look,...