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Habitat

  • Read about this eagle scout's project creating an Eastern Bluebird trail!
    Habitat

    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.
    Habitat

    Help Birds with a Brush Pile

    Here are some tips for you when cleaning up your yard for the last time this fall—don’t do it! Just kidding, but creating a pristine lawn with not a weed in sight doesn’t really help the…

  • Prairie Warbler sings its beautiful arching trill of a song.
    Bird Watching Birds Habitat

    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.…

  • Bird Watching Habitat Press Releases

    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…

  • Bird Watching Birds Categories Habitat

    My Wildlife Garden

    Observing the activity of wildlife in my garden has become a favorite pastime of mine and provides constant pleasure and entertainment regardless of the season. Writing about it inspires special memories! On Mother’s Day last May…

  • Birds Habitat Summer

    Celebrate Earth Day!

    Earth Day is celebrated on April 22nd, and began in 1970 after the senator from Wisconsin, Gaylord Nelson, announced the idea of a nationwide day to teach awareness of the environment. Now Earth Day and Earth Week are…

  • Birds Habitat

    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.
    Habitat

    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…

  • Read one man's story about when his hummingbird didn't migrate.
    Habitat

    My Hummer Didn’t Migrate

    We recently received another email from a customer, “Mitch,” whose hummingbird hasn’t left his yard. Then another appeared. These are Anna’s hummingbirds and Mitch wanted to know how to keep them alive over the winter if…