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Virtually all children enjoy watching birds and doing things to help birds. Some easy projects are fun for kids and valuable for the birds as well.
Plain suet is all fat, but provides calories for many winter birds. Adding other ingredients can make them even more nutritious.
Our January Bird of the Month is an iconic woodpecker, large and crested. Its spectacular plumage and shy ways make this bird one of the more thrilling for us to see.
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Have you ever tried to photograph a bird in the snow, and the bird ended up looking like a dark silhouette? Learn how to avoid that problem.
Welcome to Caitlin’s Corner! I am really excited because this month means New Year's Resolutions! I'll help with some ideas!
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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Download the Free Merlin Bird ID App
Download the free Merlin Bird ID App in Apple or Android stores, and then check out the step-by-step bird ID wizard to help you get started!
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!
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