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Birds

  • Common Redpoll with a patch of red on its head.

    About Redpolls

    Where Did My Redpolls Go? Learn More About the Redpoll’s Erratic Foraging Patterns and Find Out When You May See these Birds Again Redpolls are a beloved backyard bird. An irruptive species, redpolls show up in…

  • Photograph of a crossbill in the wintertime.

    About Crossbills

    Like their name, crossbills have a crossed bill, almost like a pair of twisted scissors. “Crossbills are finches whose beaks, as their name suggests, cross at the tip. This seeming malformation is actually a wonderful adaptation…

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    Discover the Magic of Blue Jays

    While talking with my coworker about Blue Jays, I became curious about these fascinating birds. Blue Jays are infamous for their noticeable presence at bird feeders, so I looked into how to draw Blue Jays away from…

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    The Cornell Lab of Ornithology

    Cornell University in Ithaca, NY has seven undergraduate colleges, seven graduate divisions, nearly 21,000 total students and a massive campus that encompasses 2,300 acres. It also has under its umbrella possibly the foremost ornithological lab in…

  • Birds migrating toward the end of summer.

    Fall Migration

    It’s hard to believe summer is almost over! Already birds have been preparing for fall migration, when thousands of birds take to the air for their epic journeys to Mexico, Central and South America. For weeks…

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    Attract Bats

    Bats eat the same insects that would otherwise interrupt your backyard birding pleasure. Therefore, they are the best friend of the backyard birder. Not only do they eat their body weight in insects, approximately 600 or…

  • Clear Birds' Eye View window cling.

    Window Decals: A True Story

    This is a letter we received from one of our customers who just couldn’t hold in their good news… Hi! I just wanted to drop a note about the window decals. They work beautifully! I haven’t had ONE…

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    Benefits of Recycled Plastic

    You may think this is real wood. We understand why. The wood grain design we use on our 100% recycled plastic looks like lumber, but it’s not. We re-use plastic to keep it out of landfills,…