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  • Learn more about when orioles migrate and what they do to prepare.

    About Migrating Orioles

    In this article, we’re going to learn about when orioles migrate and how we can help. When do orioles migrate? How can I help orioles prepare for fall migration? When will orioles arrive in the spring?…

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    “Dancing” Cardinals

    Have you ever seen a cardinal act like this before? Watch the following video, featured on the Duncraft Wild Bird Blog, to see this seemingly unusual courtship behavior.  “Birds themselves are so interesting and intelligent, and…

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    Feeding Suet in Winter

    “Feed the birds in winter; in return, they will feed your soul with the look of gratitude!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan Suet helps birds survive the icy cold winter months with much-needed calories. During the winter,…

  • Cardinal starting to molt, while finishing up nesting season.

    Birds with Missing Feathers

    “Has there been anything said about some birds missing feathers around their necks?” our Facebook fan Christy Librock Hibsch asked at the end of summer. “I have a blue jay and a starling that have bare…

  • Bluebird by John C. Gill photography.

    So many bluebirds!

    Why Are There So Many Bluebirds at My Feeder, Even Though I’ve Never Seen Them Before in Winter? Learn How to Help Your Non-migrating Bluebirds in Freezing Temperatures with Tips from Our Bird Feeding Enthusiast and…

  • Male American Goldfinch in winter plumage

    How to Spot Migration

    When the temperature cools off, there’s often a sudden influx of bird activity. This is what fall migration looks like to the trained eye. While many birds flock toward the equator to spend the winter months…

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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…

  • Learn more about hummingbird migration!

    Hummingbird Migration

    Should you leave a hummingbird feeder out for stragglers? Here’s what you need to know about hummingbird migration. It’s 5 a.m. You want to pick up a hot cup of coffee and some breakfast on your…

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    Bluebird House Maintenance

    So you have put up the perfect bluebird house. What’s next? Careful monitoring of your nestbox is one of the most important things you can do to help your bluebird family survive; it’s a dangerous world out…