When to Stop Feeding Hummingbirds
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When to Stop Feeding Hummingbirds

One of the biggest bird feeding myths is that leaving hummingbird feeders available in fall will stop these tiny birds from migrating. In fact, available feeders can ensure…

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How Do Wild Birds Keep Cool in Summer?
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How Do Wild Birds Keep Cool in Summer?

During the most sweltering summer days or heat waves, birders may worry about how birds will keep cool. Wild birds, however, are well adapted to hot climates, and…

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Will Copper Keep a Bird Bath Clean?
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Will Copper Keep a Bird Bath Clean?

It’s widely known backyard folklore that a few pennies tossed in a bird bath will help keep the basin clean. But is it true that copper keeps a…

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Feed Orioles in Your Yard
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Feed Orioles in Your Yard

Orioles are beautiful and highly desirable backyard birds. By offering the right foods and using feeders suitable for these large songbirds, you can easily enjoy these brilliant orange,…

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15 Fun Facts About Kingfishers
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15 Fun Facts About Kingfishers

Kingfishers are amazing, quirky birds that capture the imagination and interest not only of birders, but also of artists, photographers, authors and more. Kingfisher is the name of…

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When to Put Up Birdhouses
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When to Put Up Birdhouses

Knowing when to put up birdhouses is essential for birders to attract nesting birds to their yard or garden. For cavity-nesting birds, houses can provide the perfect place…

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Is Feeding Ducks Bread Bad?
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Is Feeding Ducks Bread Bad?

Many birders were first introduced to the joys of wildlife by feeding ducks bread at a local park or pond. While we may have thought this was an…

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What to Feed a Baby Bird
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What to Feed a Baby Bird

Every backyard birder has seen the “starving baby” act by fledgling birds, when they flutter their wings and call piteously for attention from seemingly hard-hearted, indifferent parents. The…

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What Do Hummingbirds Eat?
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What Do Hummingbirds Eat?

All backyard birders know that hummingbirds drink sugar water, but what else do hummingbirds eat? Understanding what food sources hummingbirds like best can help you plan an attractive…

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Is Feeding Ducks Bread Bad?
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Is Feeding Ducks Bread Bad?

Many birders were first introduced to the joys of wildlife by feeding ducks bread at a local park or pond. While we may have thought this was an…

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