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    Weeds…Good for Birds?

    Weeds are commonly thought of as more or less the bane of gardeners’ existence. They crowd out the plants you want to see, steal vital food and water from those plants, and take much time and…

  • Male American Goldfinch in winter plumage
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    How to Spot Migration

    When the temperature cools off, there’s often a sudden influx of bird activity. This is what fall migration looks like to the trained eye. While many birds flock toward the equator to spend the winter months…

  • Read about this eagle scout's project creating an Eastern Bluebird trail!
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    Eagle Scout Project

    A few months ago we were contacted by an amazing young man with a well-developed plan for an Eagle Scout Project. We were delighted by the opportunity to participate in his project, and we hope you’ll enjoy…

  • Learn how to make a brush pile for your birds.
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    Help Birds with a Brush Pile

    Here are some tips for you when cleaning up your yard for the last time this fall. Leave a brush pile for your birds. Creating a pristine lawn with not a weed in sight doesn’t really…

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    Fall Migrating Warblers

    Warblers seem to play hide-and-seek. Warblers are elusive little birds that are often unnoticed by the average birdwatcher. And they can be difficult to identify because they move so fast, flitting among the underbrush in dense woods.…

  • Bobolink perched in the tall grass
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    The Bobolink Project

    Take a walk in a sunny, open field in the northeast in mid-summer and if you’re very lucky, you might see a Bobolink. You really need that luck, because Bobolink populations have been declining for the past…

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    Help Nesting Birds

    It’s spring and already the chirps of winter birds have changed to songs that attract mates and define territories. Soon the migratory birds will be arriving to join them and beginning their yearly nesting ritual. Backyard…

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    Flowers and Plants for Hummingbirds

    You may already be familiar with some of these flowers. In that case, you probably noticed a pattern. Hummingbirds like trumpet-shaped flowers. Their bodies have evolved to take nectar from trumpet-shaped flowers. Their beaks are the…

  • Pair of Northern Cardinals.
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    Do Birds Mate for Life?

    We’re all familiar with the age-old tale of “the birds and the bees” – yet even though birds are included in this childhood allegory, they’re not exactly among the best exemplars of what we might deem…

  • Discover Plum Island, Massachusetts for the best birding around.
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    National Wildlife Refuge

    Plum Island is an 8 mile long barrier island off the coast of Newburyport, Massachusetts. At the southern end is Parker River National Wildlife Refuge. Located on the Atlantic Flyway, it’s a vital stopover for migrating…