Birding Basics

Thinking of taking up birding as a hobby? These birding basics and tips on birding for beginners will get you started.

Bird Banding and Citizen Science

Bird banding helps scientists understand behavior like bird migration. Learn about the process and how to report a banded bird.


Do Birds Mate for Life?

While there are monogamous birds out there, bird mating habits vary by species. Learn which birds mate for life, and...


Which Species are America’s Smartest Birds?

Our smartest birds prove that the phrase “bird brain” is really a compliment! Learn which species top the list.


A Shiny Solution to Deter Birds From Fruit Trees

A Shiny Solution to Deter Birds From Fruit Trees


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Working for the Weekend: Birdbath Tips

Don’t have a birdbath? You probably should. Birds use them for drinking water as well as bathing to stay clean


Use a Hawk Picture to Scare Birds Away from Windows

One way to prevent birds from hitting glass is to place a picture or silhouette on the window. Try this...


A Rare Sighting of an Arizona Cardinal Bird

Despite being featured as a popular sports team mascot, cardinals are rarely spotted throughout Arizona. See photos of an Arizona...