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Feeder Tips
Late winter is an excellent time for a fun family project: growing seeds indoors to set outdoors when spring arrives!

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Food for Thought
Birds that eat thistle and similar downy weed seeds are drawn to nyger seed at feeding stations. It’s high in nutrition for frigid days.
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Bird of the Month
Bird of the Month Our February Bird of the Month is one of the most recognized and beloved birds on the continent, and the state bird of New Jersey, Iowa, and Washington.

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On the Fly
On the Fly Analysis: Do Bird Feeders Help Or Hurt Birds? There are some natural questions that emerge from these facts: Is this massive annual experiment in supple­mentary feeding affecting our conti­nent’s bird populations? And if so, is feeding birds harmful, or helpful?

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Picture Perfect
Most wild birds disapprove of having their picture taken. They’re not scared of the camera—they’re scared of the person operating it. How do we get close to them without frightening them?

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Art of Birding
Art of Birding Welcome to Caitlin’s Corner! Here are some bird idioms that you can try using in your everyday speech!




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Bird Brains
Bird Brain 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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Wild Bird Club Special Offers
The On Bird Hill – Teacher’s Guide (8 pages, free download) features activities that target national science, math, writing, and art education standards for grades K-2.

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Beginners
Beginner 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!

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Intermediate
Intermediates 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.

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Masters
Gray activities are great for more experienced birders, or to try if you've already mastered Green & Blue activities and want a bigger challenge!

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Citizen Science
JOIN PROJECT FEEDERWATCH All new Project FeederWatch participants receive a research kit in the mail. Renewing participants can choose not to receive a kit.

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