Hummingbird Photography Secrets
Plant hummingbird flowers to draw them in, and hummingbird photography opportunities will abound!
Hummingbird Banding in Michigan
Hummingbird banding allows this Michigan birder to provide hummingbird information to others.
Attracting Hummingbirds For Less
Save time and money when feeding and attracting hummingbirds with these simple tips and tricks.
Five Fascinating Facts About… Fall Hummingbird Migration
It’s that bittersweet time of year when northern folks say goodbye to the hummingbirds they’ve watched all summer. It’s time
Jewell of a hummingbird
I think this Broad-billed Hummingbird is one of the most brilliantly colored birds that can be found in the United
Offer Safflower Seed at Bird Feeders to Deter Squirrels
Squirrels and bully birds may ignore safflower seed, but many beloved songbirds will still come to your feeders.
Killdeer Nest in Middle of a Busy Backyard
Last week, my sister was in the backyard of her small farm when a killdeer started squawking at her. This
Mealworms for Bluebird: when, how & do it safety
I noted in my last blog article that “mealworms are the best food to feed bluebirds” according to the Michigan
A Change of Name: Common Gallinule
Chances are good that if you've seen and identified this bird before, you know it as the Common Moorhen (Gallinula...
Chimney Swifts: from babies to flight
This is a photo of a young Chimney Swift on it’s first flight after being released from my local wildlife
What is That Black Duck with the White Bill?
The American coot looks like a black duck with a white beak, but it's actually a member of the rail...
Grow Sunflowers for Birdseed
This year, I decided that I would grow sunflowers and save them for feeding my feathered visitors during the winter.
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
Herbs for Hummingbirds
I was looking around my herb garden this week doing some planning which includes replacing some herb plants our Hummingbirds
An Arizona Cardinal
A few weeks ago, I was driving through a community that is located on the outskirts of the Phoenix metro
Attract Chickadees to Your Wildlife Garden
I began my journey to creating welcoming wildlife habitat gardens because of a very persistent Chickadee. I had just bought
How to Get Your Bird Houses Ready for Spring
Spring is in the air…finally! After what feels like a long and very cold winter, it’s finally beginning to feel