Published: Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:14:13 +0000
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZIf you want to feed ducks or geese at a local pond, offer these nutritious treats instead of unhealthy bread.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZDomestic ducks eat corn and specialized feed, but what do ducks eat in the wild? These birds have an interesting and varied diet.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZTips to get rid of woodpeckers and stop woodpecker damage on houses and other buildings, without hurting the birds.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZFeeding ducks bread is unhealthy and can lead to malnutrition, diseases and bad behavior, but there are many healthier treats to feed ducks.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZLearn how birds mate, the sexual anatomy of birds and how copulation happens. Includes tips to protect birds when you see them mating.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZHow much do you really know about owls? These 20 fun trivia facts about owls may surprise you!
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZWhat do turkeys eat? Learn the diet and feeding behavior of wild turkeys, with tips for how to feed turkeys in the backyard.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZDo you know the 12 different types of ducks? Learn what makes each one distinct and which ducks are which.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZHow many hummingbirds are there? How fast do they fly? What is a hummingbird's lifespan? Learn your hummingbird facts and trivia!
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZDucks may be familiar birds, but do you know your duck trivia? These duck facts - behaviors, breeds, diets, sounds and more - will surprise you!
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZWoodpeckers are songbirds without song - instead, they use drumming to attract mates and claim territories. But what exactly is drumming, how do the birds do it and why don't they hurt themselves? Includes tips for protecting a home against woodpecker damage.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZYou may recognize flamingos, but do you really know them? From size to feeding to behavior, these facts about flamingos may surprise you.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZWhat is an owl? Learn the unique owl characteristics, including physical and behavioral differences that are distinct to these birds.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZIf you know when hummingbirds migrate, you can easily attract them. Learn when to prepare for hummingbirds every spring and fall.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZAttract birds to a new feeder by knowing the best styles to choose, feeder locations and seed preferences.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZWhat is a duck? Learn the characteristics that make these birds unique to better appreciate the diversity that helps define ducks.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZAvoid these top 10 bird feeding mistakes and you'll easily attract a wide range of hungry birds to your backyard feeders.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZClassic hummingbird nectar recipe with safe tips for feeding hummingbirds nectar.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZIt's easy to get started feeding birds, and these fives simple steps can help you choose the best bird feeders and attract a hungry backyard flock even if you've never had a bird feeder before.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZLearn how to attract owls to the yard by meeting their needs, and learn why these raptors are great backyard guests.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZLearn when birds mate, including factors that affect the timing of the bird mating season and birding tips for breeding months.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZWhat is a flock of hummingbirds, a group of flamingos, a mass of ducks or a flock of eagles called? Learn the collective nouns for different birds.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZDo you know when to put out hummingbird feeders? These clues can help you know the best time to start feeding hummingbirds.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZProtect pets from hawks, owls or other raptors. Hawks can eat dogs and cats, but savvy pet owners can keep their furry friends safe.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZStep-by-step project to make birdseed ornaments. Includes full recipe and detailed steps, each with a photo and suggestions for alternative options where appropriate. Easy skill and experience level.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZLearn how to attract backyard hawks by meeting their needs for food, water, shelter and nesting sites - including why you want them in the yard!
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZThe major parts of a bird labeled on a real bird photo.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZLearn how to tell the gender of wild birds using both appearance and behavior for sex determination.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZGallery of woodpecker photos representing seven of the most common woodpecker bird species.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZLearn the right time to remove hummingbird feeders in the fall, including when you may need to temporarily remove feeders during the summer.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZAre you feeding your birds the most nutritious foods? Check this list of the 10 worst foods for birds to be sure you aren't including unhealthy junk in your backyard birds' diet.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZKnowing what woodpeckers eat and how their diets change can help birders choose the best foods for feeding woodpeckers.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZWhere do all our familiar birds go at night? Learn how birds sleep and discover night migration and night singing.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZHow do vultures keep cool? Why are they bald? How do they speak? Can they fight crimes? These fun vulture facts might surprise you!
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZLearn which kitchen scraps can be good foods for birds and how to safely offer them at your backyard feeders.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZWinter birds need shelter - learn the best winter bird shelters and how to provide them safely and easily.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZDiscover the best birdseed for your backyard birds, including which birds prefer which seeds and how to choose quality seed of any type.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZBird courtship includes many unique displays to attract suitable mates. Learn these behaviors and why birds have such elaborate rituals.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZLearn what colors attract birds and how to add color to your landscape for attracting birds. Includes which colors attract specific birds.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZLearn safe dead bird removal tips, including when to contact authorities about a dead bird in your yard.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZLearn which bird species eat apples and other fruit, including tips for how to feed birds fruit in the backyard.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZThe eight most frequently asked questions about hummingbirds, including detailed answers for identifying, attracting, feeding hummingbirds and more.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZWhat is a baby bird called? Squab, pullet, colt and jake are just a few names. Learn more, plus what generic names can be used for any baby birds.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZTips for identifying different hummingbird species by appearance, behavior and territory.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZA-Z list of wild duck species, with common and scientific names as well as threatened or endangered status. Discusses why duck names can be confusing.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZThistle seed is popular, but if you fill your feeders with it, what birds will visit? Learn which familiar birds eat Nyjer seed.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZHawks eat birds, but backyard birders can help their favorite species without harming the food chain - learn to protect backyard birds from hawks.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZLearn how to attract woodpeckers with the right food, water, shelter and nesting sites. Which woodpeckers will you see?
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZVocabulary list for words related to owls. Includes brief definitions as each word relates to owls, plus links to more detailed definitions and photos.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZLearn the best bird house hole sizes for common backyard nesting birds. Includes how to increase or decrease hole sizes safely.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZClean even the dirtiest bird bath in 10 easy steps, all without using any scrub brushes. Suitable for concrete bird baths and other materials.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZThese 12 types of seabirds show the great variety of marine birds and demonstrate what makes them unique from all other birds.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZLearn how to make suet for birds with this simple recipe. Includes tips for the best backyard suet.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZLearn how birds use their five senses and how you can understand bird vision, hearing, smell, touch and taste to be a better birder.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZThe top 12 birdfeeding myths debunked, including rice causing bird explosions and whether or not feeding the birds influences their migration.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZWhat flowers should you plant if you want to attract hummingbirds? These top 10 hummingbird flowers are a great place to start, with options suitable for every climate, garden and budget.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZWoodpeckers are instantly recognizable, but how well do you really know them? The woodpecker facts will surprise you!
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZHow much do you know about penguins? Learn how big and small they are, how long they live, what they eat and more - these fun facts may surprise you!
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZTips to stop birds from attacking windows and mirrors, including why they peck their reflections and what birds can be this aggressive.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZTips for choosing birdhouse plans and online plan resources.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZLabeled photograph of the major parts and feathers of a bird's wing. Includes tips for identifying birds based on their wings.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZPreening is an essential part of a bird's daily routine. But how do they do it, and why is it so important?
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZAll about black oil sunflower seeds, including which birds eat these seeds, nutritional information and how to grow your own birdseed sunflowers.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZMany sounds birds make can be used for identification, including calls, songs and nonverbal bird noises - learn how!
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZWhy do birds migrate? The answer includes food and breeding, as well as other reasons for migration and why it is so important for birds.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZUnderstanding the types of diets a bird prefers can help backyard birders know what food to offer their favorite species, and dietary habits can help birders know where to look for different birds in the field. Includes bird species examples.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZHummingbirds need more than nectar, and knowing what hummingbirds eat can help backyard birders attract hungry hummingbirds with ease.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZLearn the different types of shorebirds and other birds on the beach, including how each type is distinct but still a shorebird.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZMore than 55 bird-themed pumpkin stencils, including plenty of free patterns! Includes tips for using stencils for carving pumpkins.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZTips for how to offer suet to backyard birds, including a discussion of different types of suet feeders and how to avoid the most common problems when offering suet to backyard birds.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZWhy should you bother to make hummingbird nectar from scratch? It's easy, cheap, convenient and more - learn why you should make your own hummingbird nectar!
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZAttracting birds may seem intimidating, but with these five easy steps, you can get started attracting backyard birds in no time.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZWhat is a hummingbird, exactly? Learn what makes these birds so different from other common birds!
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZCracked corn is an easily, affordable birdseed perfect for many birds. Learn how to offer cracked corn and even how to crack your own corn.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZHow do birds keep warm in winter? Learn the adaptations that heat birds up, and what you can do to help them beat the cold.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZLearn how to check for bad sunflower seeds and other spoiled birdseed, and take steps to keep seed fresh and healthy.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZAvoid the top 10 problems with bird houses by learning what can be wrong with your bird house and how to fix it so it will attract nesting birds.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZLearn what to feed birds in winter, and why these best winter bird foods are preferred for cold weather feeding.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZHow much do you know about the American flamingo, the only wild flamingo species to appear regularly in North America?
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZTips for the best types of suet to offer winter birds, including the best winter ingredients and how to offer suet in winter.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZFlocking has many advantages for birds, but also problems that must be overcome for a flock of birds to be worthwhile.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZPainted bird houses are beautiful, but are they safe for birds? These tips will help you enjoy pretty bird houses good for all nesting birds.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZNyjer, also known as thistle seed or niger, is a popular seed to offer small birds and finches. But what is it, and which birds will eat it?
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZTips on recognizing sick birds and what to do in the event of a disease outbreak.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZTypes of flowers that attract hummingbirds and tips for planting a hummingbird garden.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZGet the best tips for attracting chickadees to your yard. Just give them what they need: the right food, water, shelter and nesting sites.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZDiscover flightless birds, including why birds stop flying, how they adapt and the dangers of being flightless.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZBe ready to help when a bird hits a window, and know when you should contact a wildlife rehabilitator for assistance.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZLearn the basics of bird roosting boxes - what features are necessary, positioning a roost box and tips to attract birds with this shelter.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZTips for how to store birdseed properly so it is fresh and usable for months. Includes tips for determining when birdseed has gone bad.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZWhat birds eat suet? From woodpeckers to chickadees to warblers, this nutritious and easy food is popular for many different birds.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZIt's easy to store bird houses for next spring or turn them into safe roost boxes for bird shelter all year round, and these tips can help you do just that.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZTips for how to use the right sounds to attract backyard birds. Includes a discussion of how birds hear and what sounds to avoid.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZDefines 12 different types of bird migration and gives examples of many birds that use them.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZKnowing the best times to put up bird houses during the nesting season can help birders attract more feathered families.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZEasy tips for feeding hummingbirds in the backyard.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZAttracting northern cardinals is easy with the right food, water, shelter and nesting sites. Learn how to attract cardinals with these tips.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZLearn which birds eat nuts and how to offer nuts in your backyard. Includes nutrition information for bird-friendly nuts.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZFeeding birds peanuts is easy, and these tips can help you offer peanuts for birds. Includes which birds eat peanuts and tips for growing peanuts.
2016-10-23T11:14:13ZShould you feed baby wild birds? Learn why or why not, plus get the best list of what to feed baby birds if needed.