Though lots of birding opportunities remain, small shorebirds start migrating in mid-summer, and egrets and swallows already have begun staging for their journey south.
Take a hint from Central American birders, and consider adding a splash of color to the off-season seeds and suet you offer tropical avian migrants.
After a trip to Ding Darling and Merritt national wildlife refuges, the author kicks back with owlets and watches little league baseball in Cape Coral, Florida
Mapping the migration of these popular birds has been growing in popularity among birdwatchers and can help predict when they’ll visit your feeders.
Before feeding local ducks in a lake, pond, or river near you, consider these disease and human health concerns
Forget the American robin, which increasingly winters in more northerly climes. From herons to amorous hawks, this bird activity means winter is in its final throes.
These tips could transform your abandoned, late-season feeders into a bird-watcher’s delight
From Minnesota to Boston to Quebec City, owl reports have fascinated birders and Project SNOWstorm again this winter after a massive irruption of the creatures a year ago.
Apps for birders, like the BirdsEye App, instantly shares eBird information and ties into Google Maps, Apple Maps, and TomTom
Leisurely golden eagle-watching trips provide bird-watchers an opportunity to view massive birds in driftless country of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa.
Video of a great horned owl in Lake Michigan generates sympathy among Internet watchers. Here’s some background on why crows and falcons have little tolerance for these nocturnal creatures.
After an influx of the predators last year, birders already have reported a few snowies in continental U.S. as far south as central Illinois in November
From butcher shop fat to pre-made “cakes” to white-tailed deer carcasses to homemade “Zick Dough,” options abound for birding via suet
A fun opportunity for birders of all ages and experience levels to assist in scientific population modeling of North American bird populations
Your favorite bird species, like loons, eagles, and even some waterfowl, could lose a huge percentage of their habitat this century.
The author checks out the bird-watching equivalent of Game Fair across the pond: BirdFair in the United Kingdom
Strict vegetarians, goldfinches wait until late summer to nest to ensure there will be plenty of ripe seeds and fruit to feed young ones
American golden plover, yellowlegs, dowitchers, stilt, least, and semipalmated sandpipers will begin migrating across Great Lakes states in coming days and weeks.
Incubation periods for loons, robins, wrens, swallows, and eagles, determine which species give nesting another shot after a spring nest failure.
Seasoned and inexperienced birders alike will marvel at the repertoire of songs and sounds our avian friends make during breeding seasons.
From South Texas to Minnesota, birders often observe regional feeding differences in species like orioles, tanagers, and other migratory birds.
America’s largest swallow, purple martins and big, sassy, high maintenance, and worth the effort
Spring is a good time to remind birdwatchers to frequently and thoroughly clean their feeders
It’s sub-zero weather yet that cardinal is singing up a storm. What gives?