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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Orioles Can’t Resist This Oriole Nectar Recipe

This oriole nectar recipe combines several of orioles' favorite foods such as oranges and grape jelly. Try it in your...


The Most Commonly Sighted Bird in Every State

Data from the North American Breeding Bird Survey reveals which bird was seen most often in every state. Check to...


How to Attract More Goldfinches to Your Backyard

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


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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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...

How to Identify Orchard Orioles

Attract nectar-loving orchard orioles to your backyard with sweet treats. Learn their range, favorite foods, and what the male and...


10 Birds That Look Like Orioles

If you see an orange or yellow bird in your backyard, you might think it's an oriole. But there are...


What Does a Baltimore Oriole Song Sound Like?

In spring, listen for a melodic Baltimore oriole song in your backyard and look for these black and orange birds....


How to Identify Baby Orioles and Juvenile Orioles

Spring is here, and it's almost time to look for bird nests and baby birds. Learn what a baby oriole...


Yellow Warbler vs Goldfinch: How to Tell the Difference

Both of these songbirds are tiny and yellow, but it is possible to tell them apart. Learn how to tell...


6 Bird Migration Patterns That Have Changed

From rufous hummingbirds to Canada geese, discover some of the ways bird migration patterns are shifting for certain bird species.

7 Surprising Baltimore Oriole Facts

Learn surprising Baltimore oriole facts about one of spring's most gorgeous bird species, including why these birds aren't actually orioles...


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Birdwatching for Beginners: How to Start Birding

Ready to learn about bird-watching for beginners? Grab binoculars and a field guide, connect with other birders, then go see...


Rare Half Male, Half Female Cardinal Spotted in Pennsylvania

A birdwatcher in Pennsylvania confirms a sighting of a half male half female cardinal. Learn more about this rare bird...


Wilson’s Warbler: The Warbler That Wears a Hat

This Wilson's warbler, a small yellow colored songbird, has a special feature that makes it easy to identify—a black cap...


20 Photos of Breathtaking Blue Colored Birds

From blue jays to indigo buntings, how many blue colored birds do you know? Enjoy beautiful photos of birds with...


Discover the Joys of Sunset with Birds

Don’t stop birding as the sun goes down. At sunset with birds, things are just getting started. Go on an...