Tag: backyard

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.

Safflower: The Secret Weapon

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

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”

Getting Started: A Beginner’s Guide to Birdfeeding

Two Eastern Bluebirds and two House Finches at feeder

Bird feeding is a simple, gratifying hobby. Take a few pointers from my experience on how best to get started!

Bird of the Week #6: Mourning Dove

Large Mourning Dove

Learn everything you need to know about the Mourning Dove here!

Feeder Update #6: Orioles Wanted!

Woodpecker at feeder

The latest feeder update, featuring one I’ve never photographed before! Lots of bluebirds and chickadees.

Bird of the Week #4 European Starling

European Starlings hogging food

Our featured bird is my nemesis, the European Starling — find out some facts about starlings plus tips on how to get rid of them.

Bird of the Week #3: American Goldfinch

Learn more about the backyard favorite, the American Goldfinch!