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    15 Life Lessons from Birds

    Top 15 Life Lessons, as Observed from the Behavior of Birds: Spend time in nature Take care of yourself (and preen your feathers) Be present and aware of your surroundings Notice the little things, like the…

  • This is a colorful, strutting male Wild Turkey.

    29 Fun Wild Turkey Facts

    Share these fun turkey facts with everyone you know and show how much you know about Wild Turkeys at your holiday meal. Wild Turkeys were becoming extinct in the early 1900’s with only 30,000 birds left There…

  • Learn about Painted Buntings!

    About Painted Buntings

    Painted Buntings have amazing colors–like a rainbow or a brightly colored crayon drawing of a bird. Believe it or not, Painted Buntings make their home right here in the U.S.! They can be found throughout Texas,…

  • Learn why ladybugs are a treasure to have in your backyard!

    A Gardener’s Best Friends

    Ladybugs are found around the world, in nursery rhymes, folklore, toys, art and windowsills. They’re considered to be good luck charms, and gardeners know just how lucky they can be! Female ladybugs lay tiny eggs on…

  • Flickers are unusual woodpeckers, learn more about them!

    Attract Flickers

    Unlike other woodpeckers, Northern Flickers forage for food on the ground. Learn more here.…

  • Learn more about amazing Blue Jays.

    About Blue Jays

    The other day I was talking to my coworker about Blue Jays and it turns out his brother-in-law attracts a lot of different birds to his yard. And he also seems to live in the perfect…

  • Learn more about the cute chickadee!

    Attract Chickadees

    Follow These Tips to Attract Chickadees to Your Yard Chickadees are cute, agile and friendly; however, the next time you hear a familiar “chick a dee dee dee,” listen closely because a chickadee’s call can tell you…

  • There are six schools named either directly or indirectly after backyard birds.

    Sports Team Bird Nicknames

    There are 340 colleges and universities in the United States that are full-fledged member institutions of Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the highest level of competition in college sports. One of the larger…

  • Learn more about our native Wild Turkeys.

    The Great Wild Turkey

    Wild turkeys are a class of their own. Not to be compared with the not-so-bright, domesticated Thanksgiving turkey, our wild turkeys are intelligent, wary birds with intricate courtship rituals and close family structures. The Turkey is our…