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 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...


Discover How Orioles Weave Elaborate Nests

Oriole nests are unique and different from other bird nests. Learn where and how orioles build nests and what they...


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...

8 Types of Orioles to Look for in North America

Eye-catching orioles come decked out in orange and yellow feathers. Get to know the types of orioles in North America...


How to Attract Oriole Birds to Your Backyard

Get expert tips on attracting orioles. Find out how to bring more oriole birds, including Baltimore oriole birds, to your...


Bird-Watching 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...


The Best Bird Field Guides for Birders

Picking a bird field guide can be a tough decision. Check out some of the best field guides that birders...


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...


The Best Bluebird Feeders and Feeding Tips

Choose the best bluebird feeders and follow these feeding tips from fellow birders to attract more bluebirds to your backyard.


The Best Finch Feeders to Serve Thistle Seed

Fill finch feeders with nyjer thistle seed to attract more finches. Add the best finch feeders to your yard and...


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 bird-watching when the sun goes down. At sunset with birds, things are just getting started. Go on an...


10 Interesting Facts About Red-Winged Blackbirds

Get to know fascinating facts about the red-winged blackbird, a bold black and scarlet flier that returns to backyards in...


What’s the Difference: European Robin vs American Robin

The American robin and the European robin are separated by an ocean but share a similar name. Learn about their...


8 Ideas for Attracting and Feeding Birds in Spring

Attract more species to visit your feeders during migration season. Follow these proven tips for feeding birds in spring from...

Warbler Migration Tips for Every Type of Birder

Even casual birders get excited during warbler migration season! Try these tips to identify the most warblers this spring.


How to Get Rid of Grackles and Blackbirds at Bird Feeders

Are bigger birds bothering your songbirds? Learn how to get rid of grackles, blackbirds, starlings and other undesirable birds at...


Bird Migration Secrets Revealed

There’s much more to bird migration than meets the eye. Learn why birds migrate and discover the most interesting migratory...


How to Identify American Redstarts

The American redstart is a stunning, distinctive warbler. Learn how to identify these colorful birds, and see what the female...


Birds in Books: Famous Birds in Literature

Birds have appeared in books for centuries, from Shakespeare to Edgar Allan Poe. How many of these birds in famous...


7 Sweet Photos Show How Birds Flirt and Attract Mates

Discover the adorable ways how birds attract mates and flirt with each other, including elaborate dances, preening and feeding rituals.