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Sean Peick

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    Weeds…Good for Birds?

    Weeds are commonly thought of as more or less the bane of gardeners’ existence. They crowd out the plants you want to see, steal vital food and water from those plants, and take much time and…

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    Storing Mealworms and Seed

    How to Store Mealworms and Seed So you’ve bought plenty of food that will attract birds to your yard, but you obviously can’t put it all out there at once. What, then, are you going to…

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    Woodpeckers…HELP!

    Woodpeckers are Pecking at My House…HELP! Rat-a-tat-tat-tat-tat-tat. No, that tapping sound is not a small child walking around banging on the outside of your house with his toy drumsticks, nor is it a wayward construction worker…

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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…

  • 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…

  • The Sky Café is what you need when squirrels fall from above.

    Baffles Stop Squirrels

    There’s nothing worse when bird feeding than setting up food for your beautiful backyard birds and watching marauding squirrels come by and steal it. One of the best known and most effective ways to prevent squirrels from…

  • Eastern Bluebird perched on a branch.

    Apps for Birding Adventures

    Discover Apps for Your Phone and Identify Birds by their Behavior and Songs When You’re Out in Nature Continuing and rapid changes in technology has irrevocably changed much of the face of society, from how we…

  • Pair of Northern Cardinals.

    Do Birds Mate for Life?

    We’re all familiar with the age-old tale of “the birds and the bees” – yet even though birds are included in this childhood allegory, they’re not exactly among the best exemplars of what we might deem…

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    Birds and Their Toes

    It’s something that has undoubtedly puzzled many a backyard birder—how do their beautiful birds manage to sleep while perched precariously on nothing more than a tree branch? Looking at them, it would appear that nothing more…