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Bird Feeding Masterclass: Choosing a Feeder

Over the years we have provided a lot of tips and tricks so that you can get the most out of your bird feeding experience. Here we have gathered all of that information in one 4-part series. This information is helpful for both the seasoned birder and the beginner, and takes you through the feeding process from start to finish.There [...]

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Bird Friendly Winter Gardens

Spring, summer, and even early autumn are seasons when birds usually have no trouble seeking out food, water, and shelter, but during the snowy, freezing months, life can be difficult for our feathered friends. While your garden provides their needs from spring through the fall, you can still help residential birds during the cold season by offering a few [...]

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Dos and Don’ts of Bird Feeder Set Up

Regardless of the size of your backyard, there’s nothing quite like having a bird feeder set up so you can enjoy feeding your feathered friends all year long. Watching birds of all different types visit your feeder can be both relaxing and enjoyable. By creating a natural wildlife habitat in your backyard or garden area, you are helping the [...]

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Winter-proofing Your Birdhouse

By now you probably have prepared your yard for winter. However, if you forgot to winter-proof your birdhouse, know that it is not too late – even if you’ve had some snow storms – it just needs to be done as soon as possible. The problem with not winter-proofing is that ice and snow can damage everything from [...]

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Gifts for Bird Lovers

We are full swing into the holiday season, which means it’s time to start thinking about the perfect gifts for all the bird lovers in your life. From binoculars to bird feeders and even bird-themed treasures, we have something for all the birders on your list!  Woodstock Amazing Grace Chime with stained glass feather AGS For birders who love to enjoy [...]

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Do What You Love: How to Start a Birdwatching Club

As a passionate birdwatcher, you’ve probably wondered how you can take your love of birding to the next level and start a club that gets others involved. The good news is, it’s definitely possible! Just like any successful group, you’ll need to consider a few things before starting. What are your motives? Who are you hoping to reach? Beginners? [...]

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Bird Friendly Backyard Projects

Birders have always been known to rise to the challenge of making their backyards a sweet haven for birds. The ability to attract birds to our yard provides enjoyment for us while giving sustenance and safety for our feathered friends. Repurposing fallen leaves and twigs, utilizing lawn clippings and other debris is a great way to create shelter for [...]

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The Dos and Don’ts of Birding Fashion

From the backyard to the trail there are several factors to consider when deciding on proper birding attire. Wearing the right thing can make all the difference for protection and comfort to maximize the bird watching experience. The following are some of the best “Do’s & Don’ts” for choosing your field wardrobe depending on the habitat, temperature, and season.  DO [...]

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Conservation programs and organizations and the heroes of bird conservation.

With so many factors including various pollutants, over development, and natural disasters affecting the life and welfare of birds, conservation of wild bird habitats is as important as ever. Luckily, many people volunteer their time and energy to help with the vital goal of changing the lives of birds for the better. These heroes of bird conservation work [...]

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​Endangered Bird Species in the United States and the Pollutants Causing Harm

Despite the many conservation programs and organizations led by the heroes of bird conservation, there continue to be issues affecting the lives and wellbeing of birds today. As bird lovers it’s important to be aware of how environmental factors such as air and noise pollution are effecting our feathered friends, as well as the overall condition of birds today including which [...]

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