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Late winter may be the right time to set out next boxes or to make sure that those from the previous year are clean and safe.
Nuts, including peanuts, offer a great deal of protein, but chickadees and many other birds can’t break into the shells of the hardest nuts.
Our October Bird of the Month, the largest of all songbirds, is considered by many to be the most intelligent bird in the world. Ravens are also associated with Halloween.
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Hurricane Newton: tubenoses in the desert
For some birders who live inland, the August-October period often brings around a strange yearning: the want for massive, untamed hurricanes.
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Photographing From Blinds And Deer Stands. How do professional photographers get such great photos of birds acting naturally?
Welcome to Caitlin’s Corner! It is that time of year again: Halloween! This holiday means that everything gets sweet, scary, and full of stories.
Improve your bird knowledge and test your own Bird IQ with these Bird Brain quizzes. Check out the different levels and see how much you know!
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The Cornell Lab Publishing Group has books for bird lovers of all ages! Enjoy the new coloring books now! Enter code NEW4FALL25 at check out for a 25% discount.
Green activities are for birders of all ages who are new to birding. From pinecone peanut butter feeder making to backyard birding tips, we'll help you get started!
Blue activities are more challenging are for those who've mastered Green, or you can jump right into it if you already have some birding experience.
Gray activities are great for more experienced birders, or to try if you've already mastered Green & Blue activities and want a bigger challenge!
YardMap - The Advantages Of Leaving Your Shoreline Wild
Sores are ecologically valuable but extremely vulnerable to damage by human activity.