Spotting Baby Birds
May 16, 2018

Spotting Baby Birds

Ah, the confusing baby birds of spring! Baby birds often look only a tiny bit like their parents' adult plumage, so it's easy to get confused when an unfamiliar feathered critter shows up in the backyard. Here are two of the most confusing juveniles.
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A Bird-friendly Yard Is Insect-friendly, Too
May 9, 2018

A Bird-friendly Yard Is Insect-friendly, Too

Most backyard birds—including most seed-eaters—feed their nestlings primarily insects—a high-protein diet for those fast-growing bodies. A bird-friendly yard, then, encourages caterpillars, spiders, grubs, moths, and other such invertebrates.
Spring is Here! How to Help Nesting Birds
May 2, 2018

Spring is Here! How to Help Nesting Birds

With the breeding season in full swing, it's a perfect time to do a few simple things to make your backyard more nesting-bird-friendly. Here are a few suggestions!
Watch for Warblers in Your Yard
Apr 25, 2018

Watch for Warblers in Your Yard

If the habitat of your yard and neighborhood is suitable—with tall trees and shrubs—it is likely that warblers will be passing through very soon, so start watching for warblers in your yard.
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