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From helpful bird species profiles to expert tips on attracting birds to your yard – we have all the information you need to start birding.

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How to Make Birdseed Suet Cupcakes

Feed birds with this simple and fun homemade birdseed suet recipe. Learn how easy it is to make birdseed suet...


Best Birdseed to Feed Backyard Birds

Choose these seeds to attract and feed your favorite birds.


Seasonal Tips to Attract Birds

These simple seasonal tips will help you attract birds to your backyard.


Birds that Nest in Cavities

Discover which cavity-dwellers you can attract to your backyard.


Bird Nesting Marvels

Discover some of the most amazing bird nesting marvels in North America.


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.


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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

A Shiny Solution to Deter Birds From Fruit Trees

A Shiny Solution to Deter Birds From Fruit Trees


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.


A Bird’s Nest Built On the Front Door

I am sure that you have heard or seen some strange places where birds have made their nests.  Well, a


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


Bird Photography Pro Interview: Roland Jordahl

Bird Photography Pro Interview: Roland Jordahl


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...


Bird Photography Pro Interview: Saxon Holt

Bird Photography Pro Interview: Saxon Holt

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


Bird Photography Pro Interview: Marie Read

Bird Photography Pro Interview: Marie Read


Bird Photography Pro Interview: Kathy Adams Clark

Bird Photography Pro Interview: Kathy Adams Clark


Expert Bird Photography Tips

Expert Bird Photography Tips


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...

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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...


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Herbs for Hummingbirds

I was looking around my herb garden this week doing some planning which includes replacing some herb plants our Hummingbirds


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...


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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


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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