Birding

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 Feed Orioles: What Do Orioles Eat?

Orioles don't eat birdseed. Experts answer how to feed orioles and what do orioles eat to help birders bring more of these birds to the backyard.

What Birds Eat Oranges from Fruit Bird Feeders?

If you're thinking of trying out fruit bird feeders, you'll want to learn what birds eat oranges. Also learn other...


Top 12 Tips to Attract Birds to Your Feeders

Want to feed more bird species in your backyard? Follow these tried-and-true ways to learn how to attract birds to...


How to Attract More Goldfinches to Your Backyard

Get tips on how to attract goldfinches to your backyard. Learn what goldfinches eat from feeders and what flowers to...


7 Interesting Bald Eagle Facts

Did you know eagles can dive up to 100 miles per hour? Discover even more fascinating bald eagle facts about...

The Best Types of Evergreen Trees and How to Care for Them

Choose the best type of evergreen tree or shrub for your yard and learn how to keep it healthy. These...


What Foods Can You Feed to Ducks?

Although many people feed bread to ducks, it's better to consider more nutritious food options. Learn what to feed ducks.


How to Identify Baltimore Oriole Birds

This orange bird is a welcome visitor in the spring and summer in the eastern half of the country. Learn...


The Best Squirrel-Proof Bird Feeders and 12 Tips That Work

Let's be honest: there's no such thing as completely squirrel-proof bird feeders. But you can cut down on squirrels' visits...


20 Types of Ducks to Look for This Spring

Many ducks are already migrating toward their breeding grounds. Here are some of the types of ducks that you are...


Meet the Pyrrhuloxia: Desert Cardinal of the Southwest

Learn all about the pyrrhuloxia, or desert cardinal, a bird found in the Southwest. Experts describe what this species looks...


Top 10 Easy-to-Grow Native Plants

Attract birds, butterflies and bees with beautiful native plants that are easy to grow. Choose these plants to add color...


The Best Cardinal Bird Feeders and Birdseed

Cardinals are beloved backyard birds. To attract more cardinals, fill tube and platform bird feeders with their favorite types of...

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...


Evening Grosbeaks Are Special Winter Visitors

In winter, yellow evening grosbeaks wander in flocks. Their travels are unpredictable, but they may show up at bird feeders...


Get to Know Gorgeous Blue Grosbeaks

Learn about the beautiful, but uncommon, blue grosbeaks, including where to find them, what they eat and how to identify...


5 Grosbeaks Backyard Birders Should Know

Learn how to identify five species of grosbeaks in North America. Look for these large, colorful, eye-catching birds at your...


Head Up North to See Pine Grosbeaks

Pine grosbeaks are a common species in Canada's boreal forests and the western mountains. This tame oversized finch adds color...


Get Ready for Rose-Breasted Grosbeaks

Learn what male, female and juvenile rose-breasted grosbeaks look like, what their song sounds like, what they eat and about...


Go West to See Black-Headed Grosbeaks

If it's spring in the west, fill a feeder with sunflower seeds and you may soon discover a pair of...


This is the Only Bird Nesting Material You Should Put Out

Birds are natural architects—they don’t need our assistance to build a nest—but here are some safe bird nesting materials you...

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...


Look and Listen for Common Yellowthroats in Spring

Learn what the common yellowthroat song sounds like, what yellowthroats look like, what they eat, and where to see these...


How to Identify a Tennessee Warbler

Learn the key field marks to identify a Tennessee warbler, and where to look for these birds during spring and...


Meet the Acrobatic Nashville Warbler

Learn how to identify Nashville warblers. See what these tiny, active songbirds look like, learn about their habitat and what...


Tips to Prevent Bird Strikes on Windows at Home

We know sometimes birds hit windows and it's much worse during migration but there are a few simple things you...


How to Help a Bird That Flew into a Window

If you find a bird that flew into a window, it's important to know what steps to take to help...