Last year on Columbus Day weekend, we had an amazing Adventure in Birding at Ocean City, Maryland. It was one of those unexpected experiences that made it a trip that we will forever remember. Check out the story and video!
Hummingbirds Love Zinnias!
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!
Backyard Birding: Defining Your Universe
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.
Backyard Birding: Start with Suet
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.
Mating Mourning Doves
We caught these two adorable mourning doves in their courtship ritual on our back deck. See the romance unfold!
Backyard Birding: How it All Began
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!
Bird Bath Time!
See the robins and starlings dive and splash in their community bird bath at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC.