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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The Rewards of Weekend Birding

Too busy for birdwatching during the week? Try these tips to make the most of your weekend birding.


How to Introduce Kids to Birding and Nature

Get children to love birding, and those young birders become lifelong nature lovers.


A Chic Chick’s Guide to Birding

Birding with a friend is twice as nice! Gather your girlfriends and check out our guide to the best “chick”...


Follow Bird Flyways to See Migrating Birds

Want to find bird migration hotspots and see lots of migrating birds? Check out the four top North American bird...


Bird Mating: Who’s the Boss?

When it comes to bird mating for species like American Robins and House Wrens, it’s the female birds who run...


Bird Banding and Citizen Science

Bird banding helps scientists understand behavior like bird migration. Learn about the process and how to report a banded bird.


Growing Bird Seed

Plants that allow you to harvest seeds attract more birds to your backyard.


Grow Dogwood Trees to Attract Birds

Not only do dogwoods trees have good looks, they also attract wildlife. Add a beautiful tree to your yard for...

Budget-Friendly Plants That Attract Birds

These budget-friendly plants attract birds to your backyard.


Small Trees That Attract Birds for Food, Shelter and Nesting

Attract more birds with these small trees and shrubs that provide food and shelter in all seasons. These varieties are...


Why Feed Birds?

A birdwatcher explains why he loves feeding birds.


Feeding Friendly Birds

Learn why these are the friendliest birds in your backyard.


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.


A Shiny Solution to Deter Birds From Fruit Trees

A Shiny Solution to Deter Birds From Fruit Trees


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


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