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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9 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 friends.

15 White Birds That Birders Should Know

It's always exciting to see a white bird, whether in your yard or on the beach. From egrets to snowy...


6 Amazing Facts About Common Loons

Get to know the water-loving common loon. Learn about this bird's habits, wingspan, what it eats, how fast it flies...


11 Gorgeous Green Birds That You Might See

Finding a green bird is a unique sighting! Discover the green birds you might spot, including green herons, green jays...


9 Funny Raccoon Pictures to Make You Smile Today

Raccoons are furry and cute backyard critters, with their little black eye masks and ringed tails. Enjoy these funny raccoon...

20 Stunning and Inspiring Bald Eagle Pictures

The bald eagle is America's national bird and seeing one is an awe-inspiring sight. Enjoy gorgeous bald eagle pictures captured...


15 Small Orange Birds You Should Know

If you spotted a colorful orange bird in your backyard, this collection of beautiful bird pictures shared by readers can...


14 Mind-Blowing Woodpecker Facts You Should Know

From their tree-climbing abilities to extraordinary hearing, there are plenty of interesting facts to learn about the woodpecker family.


How (and How Often) to Clean Bird Feeders

Follow these tips for maintaining seed and suet feeders to keep your backyard birds healthy in every season. Here's what...


How to Clean Your Hummingbird Feeder

Backyard birders share their proven tips to keep sugar water safe for their favorite fliers. Learn how to clean hummingbird...


Window Bird Feeders Give You Closer Views of Birds

Even if you don't have a big backyard with trees, you can still enjoy attracting and feeding the birds. We...


22 Jaw-Dropping Hummingbird Facts

Discover fun and surprising hummingbird facts, like what is on the hummingbird diet, if they sing, how far they migrate...


The Best Blue Jay Bird Feeders for Peanuts

Draw more clever blue jays into your yard by serving birdseed on a tray feeder, or try a blue jay...

Your Guide to Feeding Mealworms to Birds

A mealworm feeder is beloved by bug-eating birds. Learn what birds eat mealworms and get tips for serving live or...


22 Best Bird Baths and Fountains for Attracting Birds

We found the best bird bath options and fountains, including concrete, ceramic, resin, stone, mosaic, metal, solar and plastic choices....


Offer Nyjer Seed to Attract More Finches

Learn where nyjer seed comes from and what types of birds eat it. Plus, find out what's the difference between...


12 Owl Shirts Every Bird Fan Should Own

Who doesn't love owls? You're sure to find the right fit for you in this unique selection of owl shirts.


What Foods Do Baby Birds Eat?

The spring and summer nesting season brings many baby birds to the backyard. Find out what baby birds eat and...


How Long Do Baby Birds Stay in the Nest and More Nest Facts

Discover how long baby birds stay in the nest, how long it takes bird eggs to hatch, how baby birds...


The 15 Best Bird Feeder Deals on Amazon Right Now

Need a gorgeous new bird feeder? We did the shopping for you! Hurry before these hot bird feeder deals sell...


What is a Fledgling? See How a Baby Bird Grows Up

Find out what the five common bird life stages mean and see how robins and other baby birds look as...

All About Robin Nests and Robin Eggs

Learn where to look for a robin nest, what robin eggs and baby robins look like, how long it takes...


Hummingbird Sounds: Do Hummingbirds Sing?

Listen carefully for a call or a song the next time you see a hummingbird. Learn all about the variety...


Do Swallow Bird Sightings Have Special Meaning?

Swallows are lovely birds — but you might not know they've been significant and admired all the way back through...


The Blue Jay Range Is Expanding Westward

Blue jays are backyard fixtures in the East, but find out why these adaptive birds are on the move.


Do Purple Martins Eat Mosquitoes?

Do purple martins really eat thousands of mosquitoes a day? We checked with an expert to find out. Plus, learn...


Tips to Prevent Bird Strikes on Windows at Home

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