On a recent visit to my mom’s backyard garden in the Midwest, I discovered a favorite source of nectar for hummingbirds and monarch butterflies – zinnias! For just a few dollars worth of seeds, my mom had turned her yard into a wildlife feeding station. Check out the photos!
A beginning step in backyard birding is knowing which birds are going to show up. Find out five ways you can define your bird universe! It will help you identify your backyard birds and build the right habitat.
Find out one of the easiest and least expensive ways to start backyard birding! For less than $5, you can attract blue jays, bluebirds, woodpeckers, flickers and more to your yard. It’s a great way to help preserve wildlife that the whole family can enjoy.
We caught these two adorable mourning doves in their courtship ritual on our back deck. See the romance unfold!
Life is full of unexpected pleasures. Find out why we started backyard birding, and get the scoop on what we’ve learned along the way. It’s a hobby you will never regret!