Category: Blog

The Backyard Birdwatcher’s Bible: A Book Review

The Backyard Birdwatcher’s Bible is a gorgeous book full of fun information and a good overview of various bird-related topics from attracting birds to identifying birds to birds in human art, but only does these things as a general overview without getting deep into any particular topic.

The Fledglings Are Here!

Bluebird Baby #1

In all my time as a birder, this might just be the most exciting thing that’s ever happened!

Safflower: The Secret Weapon

Learn why safflower is the secret weapon at my bird feeders!

A Visit to the Great Plains Nature Center

Finally! I managed to visit the Great Plains Nature Center as well as Riverside Park in downtown Wichita.

A Visit to the Eagle Valley Raptor Center

Check out all the awesome photos from my visit to the Eagle Valley Raptor Center!

Raptor Week: Introduction to Raptors

Welcome to Raptor Week! In today’s post, we go through a very basic overview of the different kinds of raptors.

Why North American Birds?

A reflection on why I’m partial to the birds of North America as opposed to the more vibrant birds from around the world.

Feeder Update #10: Hope You Like Bluebirds

Eastern Bluebird

This week was a little slow. I didn’t have quite the volume of visitors that I like to see, but I think you’ll find that pictures I did get more than made for it. Specifically, the best Eastern Bluebird pictures I’ve ever taken are… Continue Reading “Feeder Update #10: Hope You Like Bluebirds”

The Official Bird Seed Tier List

Eastern Bluebird Eating a Worm

A handy list that ranks various ingredients in popular bird seed blends.

Feeder Update #9: New Camera

Lady Bluebird

A much-needed upgrade to the quality of photography on this website!