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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Will Hummingbirds Use a Birdhouse?

Find out whether a hummingbird birdhouse will get used, as well as tips for drawing nesting hummingbirds to live in...


The Hummingbird Heart Rate is Unbelievably Fast

Everyone knows how quickly hummingbirds fly — but do their hearts beat just as fast?


33 Pictures of Warblers That Will Make You Want to Go Birding

Enjoy splendid pictures of warblers, from yellow to black-and-white. Look for these small bright fliers during spring and fall migration.


How to Attract and Identify a Purple Finch

Attracting a purple finch is easy with the right food, but identifying one can be tricky! Here's how to spot...


Flowers for Birds: Grow the Plants That Birds Like

Attract more birds to your yard with these seasonal plant picks. Grow flowers and plants that birds like to attract...


10 Award-Winning Flowers That Hummingbirds Adore

Do hummingbirds like petunias or dianthus? Grow these award-winning flowers from All-America Selections to attract pollinators.


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The Only Homemade Hummingbird Nectar Recipe You Need

Wondering how to make hummingbird nectar to fill your feeders? Get the simple DIY recipe for homemade hummingbird nectar.


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Rare Yellow Cardinal Bird Sighting Reported in Florida

Yellow cardinals are rare, beautiful birds — and birders in Florida have reported a recent sighting of this uniquely colored...

How to Identify and Attract a Ruby Throated Hummingbird

Look for a ruby throated hummingbird in eastern states in summer. See what males and females look like and learn...


50 Stunning Hummingbird Pictures You Need to See

It's a magical moment you snap hummingbird pictures. Here are some amazing pictures of hummingbirds captured on camera.


Top 15 Colorful Hummingbird Flowers to Grow

What flowers do hummingbirds like? Turn your garden into a pollinator haven with colorful hummingbird flowers such as bee balm...


The Ultimate Bird Watcher Guide for Every Season

Watching birds brings new excitement every day throughout the year. Get our bird watcher checklists for season by season.


Quiz: How Many Female Bird Photos Can You ID?

Male birds tend to get all the attention, but females are just as beautiful. See how many you can identify...


Lucifer Hummingbird: What’s in a Name?

Was the Lucifer hummingbird really named after the devil? Discover details about the rare bright-colored flier, including where to find...


How to Identify Phainopepla Birds and Where to Find Them

Meet the glossy black colored phainopepla bird. Find out what they eat and learn where you can spot these silky...


Yellow Warbler Birds Bring Spring Sunshine

Look and listen for a vibrant migrating yellow warbler in spring. Learn what yellow warblers eat and what their nests...

How Do Hummingbirds Use Their Tongues and Beaks?

Scientists tried for years to understand how a hummingbird tongue and beak works. Discover the fascinating ways these tiny fliers...


Hummingbird Size: How Much Does a Hummingbird Weigh?

You know hummingbirds are tiny birds, but their extra small size may surprise you. Get the answer from the experts:...


20 Stunning Warblers to Look for in Spring

Warblers are colorful and awe-inspiring birds. Of all the types of warbler birds in North America, these deserve special attention.


How to Identify a Hooded Warbler

Learn what a hooded warbler looks like and where to spot one. Plus find out what hooded warblers eat and...


Meet the Cerulean Warbler: Sky Blue Beauty

Learn what a cerulean warbler looks like and how to identify this tiny blue bird. Also learn about their range...

15 Amazing Baby Hummingbird Facts and Pictures

Baby hummingbirds are beyond adorable! Learn what a baby hummingbird looks like, how long they stay in the nest and...


Never Add These Foods to Your Hummingbird Mixture

Are honey and red dye bad for hummingbirds? Find out what ingredients you should always skip when making a hummingbird...


6 Simple Ways to Attract More Hummingbirds

Make your backyard the ultimate hummingbird hot spot with these top feeding tips. Learn easy ways how to attract more...


6 Beautiful Bunting Bird Species You Should Know

Colorful bunting bird species stand out in a crowd. Learn where to find 6 types of buntings and the field...


When Will House Wrens Return in Spring?

Do wrens migrate? Although not as flashy as an oriole or hummingbird, many people are excited to see house wrens...


Attract More Hummingbirds for Less Money

Save time and money when feeding and attracting hummingbirds with these simple tips and tricks. Your wallet will thank you!