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    Birds Summer

    Identify Native Sparrows

    When most people think about sparrows, the first one that comes to mind is the ever-present House Sparrow. These are the little guys you see in every McDonald’s parking lot, picking at stray French fries, nesting…

  • Birds Summer

    Sports Teams’ Bird Nicknames

    With the four major professional sports all on fans’ minds in some capacity – the championship series in both basketball and hockey, the third month of the regular season in baseball and the recent pre-training camp…

  • Bird Housing Birds Summer

    Birdhouses in March

    March is here and already some of our winter birds are staking out territories and looking for mates.  Soon, our migrant birds will be returning from their wintering grounds and getting ready for the hectic nesting…

  • 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…

  • Habitat Summer

    Attract Birds with Plants

    Feeding the birds is the most common way to attract beautiful birds into your yard.  Duncraft has thousands of bird feeding products to help you enjoy your birds! For all your bird feeding needs and wants,…

  • Birds Summer

    The American Robin

    The Great Backyard Bird Count of 2010, conducted each year by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, named the American Robin the top most-counted bird in the country. Easy to identify, the American Robin was named after…

  • Birds Habitat Summer

    The Bluebird Chronicles III

    If there’s one thing about Nature–she makes us wait. We wait for the first green of spring, the heat of summer, the briskness of fall and the white of winter.  We wait for the birds to…

  • Birds Habitat Summer

    Bring Sound into Your Yard

    I spent four years in Agra, the home of the Taj Mahal in India. One of the pleasures of living there was the excitement of watching & hearing birds in our yard. Two birds with really…