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The Great tit is a highly gregarious and common garden bird. Related to the Blue tit, it features a prominent black crown with a characteristic black stripe down the throat and neck. With a yellow ...

Once you have gained the basics of wildlife gardening, it’s easy to attract beautiful birds to your garden. All types of wildlife are in search of three primary things: food, water and shelter. ...

Home gardeners can plant some of their favorite food sources. Trees and shrubs that provide fruits such as Indian plum, thimbleberry, bitter cherry, huckleberry, and are good choices. Planting trees ...

The weather is cooler and probably wetter, but for now there should still be warmer spells. Most wildlife has little time to appreciate the changing of the leaves, a red leaf is a warning sign. A ...

Bring orioles into your backyard. - Photo © JD Whether Baltimore, Bullock’s, orchard, hooded or one of the other species of orioles that regularly visit North America, these brightly colored ...

Beautiful in every season and with stunning songs to match their stunning plumage, northern cardinals are some of the most highly desirable backyard birds in North America. Fortunately for both ...

In spring, insects make up 99 percent of a swallow's ...

Vireos prefer wooded areas, with most living their summers in the North and their winters in the warm ...

These stealthy hunters wait on low tree branches, slowly lowering and raising their tails, then swoop out to snap up insects with loud clicks of their ...

These well-known woodsy dwellers are more easily coaxed into your backyard than ...

Wrens are charismatic, hyperactive birds that can be a treat to see in the backyard, but it can be challenging to attract wrens. Birders who understand how to meet wrens' needs and match their ...

Birds will visit your garden if there’s plenty of food available, so the first thing to do is get up some feeders. Then you need to provide natural food, cover and nesting ...

Also woodland natives, nuthatches are more likely to settle into nesting boxes that are located in clearings in or along the edges of wooded ...
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