Don't Forget to Clean Your Nest Boxes this Fall
A nest box can easily become a home for other critters. Which is why you'll want to pull out the material and give it a good scrubbing.
Create an Attractive Birdhouse from a Garden Gourd
Bottle gourds can be transformed into an eco-friendly, natural shelter for backyard birds.
How to Attract Goldfinches to Your Yard
Interested in attracting American Goldfinches to your yard and feeder? Attract these sweet yellow birds to your feeders with specific plants or birdseed.
American Expansion: Birds That Have Widened Their Range
Some of your favorite birds were not inhabitants of their current region until about a century ago when their habitat was shifted due to urbanization.
Will the Pandemic Help Songbirds?
Have you noticed more birds out than ever before? It could be that the Coronavirus shutdowns are benefiting backyard songbirds.
Bird-friendly Landscaping: Which Colors do Birds Love?
Birds are drawn to plants that match their own plumage. Spruce up your garden with these different plants and flowers to attract a variety of colorful birds.
Birding Beyond the Backyard Feeder
Going on an adventure and want to know what types of birds you might see? Learn which birds can be found around different landscapes, and how you can find these birds on your next visit!
Safe Ways to Keep Birds From Raiding Your Garden
Tired of birds raiding your garden? Try one of these remedies to keep birds from stealing your harvest.
Three Billion Birds Lost: Supporting the Dark-eyed Junco
Three billion birds have been lost in the last 50 years, and Dark-eyed Juncos have been greatly affected. Read about ways you can support them in your backyard.
5 Tips: Winter Landscaping for Birds
Your winter landscape designs can benefit birds, too! Follow these tips to improve your landscape for backyard birds and help them find shelter and food.
Birds Play an Essential Role in Our Lives
Did you know North America's bird populations have declined 29% in the past 50 years? Here's how you can help birds flourish in your backyard.
The 3 Most Common Types of Birds' Nests
Birds build nests in a variety of shapes and sizes, but most fit one of these three types.
Building a Bird-friendly Landscape
Ideas for a well landscaped yard that attracts and supports local songbirds.
Make Your Yard a Bluebird Haven
There are plenty of ways way to encourage these sought after birds to come to your yard.
Choosing a Nest box to Help Backyard Birds
Nest boxes help birds find nesting sites in developed areas. Here are tips for setting up nest boxes in your neighborhood.
Attract Birds with Birdbaths
All birds need a dependable supply of fresh, clean water for drinking and bathing.
What Happens When Birds Think You're Too Close to Their Nest?
Learn to recognize their common defensive tactics, so you can clear the area.
Look to Native Plants to Build Your Bird-friendly Landscape
Plants, shrubs and flowers that grow and thrive naturally in your area are a great way to attract birds to your yard
Give the Birds a Hand With Safe, Natural Nesting Materials
Here's a way to help birds get the job done by setting out organic materials from your yard.
Tips for Setting Up a Nest Box
Suggestions for placing nest boxes to help you support nesting birds and enhance your backyard birding experience.
How Can Coffee Help or Harm Birds?
Learn how shade-grown coffee can help many birds that migrate to North America and the environment.
Prepare Your Wild Bird Shelters for Winter Tenants
Support wild birds during the winter months by providing shelter from harsh conditions.
A Native Approach to Landscaping Is a Sure Way to Create an Easy-Care Bird Oasis
Consider planting flowering plants, shrubs and trees native to your region to provide food and shelter for birds.
4 Things Backyard Bird Lovers Should Do to Create a Healthy and Safe Environment
How to avoid hazards and maintain a stress-free habitat for your birds.
Just Add Water to Complete Your Backyard Wild Bird Oasis
Birds love moving water. Provide a safe, clean water source to attract birds to your backyard.
How to Encourage Nesting in Your Backyard
Attract nesting birds to your yard and provide a place to raise their young by setting up a nesting box. Here are some tips.
Natural Nesting Materials in Your Backyard
Discover nesting materials for birds that can be found in your yard and garden.
How to Help Nesting Birds
Help birds “feather their nests” by providing safe locations in your yard where they can find shelter, nesting materials and food.
Create a Backyard Bird Haven
By creating bird gardens, we provide oases for birds. Find out how to make your yard more attractive to birds.
Fall Bird Buffet in Your Backyard
Each autumn nature serves a buffet of seeds, berries and nuts. Find out more about the plants, trees and shrubs that are great sources of food for our feathered friends.
Choosing a Location For a Nesting Box
To increase the number and variety of birds visiting your feeders, remember that they require adequate shelter, cover, and nesting accomodations.