Bird Watching

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    Why Is Birding So Popular?

    Without question, backyard birding is one of the most popular hobbies in America. An U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service survey in 1996 showed that 52 million Americans feed wild birds in their yards. A massive group…

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    The Woodthrush and Its Song

    Listen for the beautiful Wood Thrush at dawn and at dusk. Chances are you’ll be able to recognize its song before you ever see the bird, even if they are fairly common in their range. Wood…

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    The Elusive Veery

    You may not know what a Veery is, or have any idea of what they look like, but if you live in the northern U.S., chances are that you’ve heard their mysterious and lovely song echoing…

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    Enjoy Hummingbirds

    Spring and summer bring hummingbirds—and these little birds aren’t shy! They visit feeders on apartment balconies, windowpanes, porches or decks, and backyards both big and small. With a simple feeder and a little sugar water, anyone…

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    Birds at the Seashore

    A recent fall trip to the seacoast of New Hampshire gave an excellent opportunity to view several varieties of  shorebirds. It’s October and the largest number of birds were Ring-billed Gulls. The adults are easily identified…

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    Choosing Binoculars

    There are many types of binoculars, but what kind is best for bird watching? There is a lot of information out there on brands, magnification and comfort factors, such as weight and ease of focusing. We’ve…

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    Bird Watching in Your Yard

    Birdwatching: What a fun, rewarding activity to share with your family and friends! It requires little in the way of advance preparation, and can be done so simply and spontaneously – right in the comfort of…

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    Birds Attack…Themselves

    Here’s What Happens When Birds Attack!…Themselves Accidental bird strikes on windows are a fairly familiar occurrence. What’s not quite so well-known, however, is a bird fighting what it considers to be a rival but is really…

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    The Wingscapes BirdCam

    The Wingscapes BirdCam has been voted the 2009 Best Gift for Bird Lovers! A whole new way to enjoy your birds! The BirdCam is a weatherproof, motion activated digital camera that takes videos and still pictures—outdoors where…

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    Identify a Bird in 10 Steps

      Most backyard birds are easy to identify once you know what to look for. And having a field guide with you helps. But first, observe everything you can about the bird when you see it…