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From hummingbird identification to feeding, we have all the info you need to know about these magical birds.

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    Top 10 Signs of Spring

    What signs in your backyard herald the coming of spring? Here are ten things to watch for.

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    This section contains the basics about hummingbirds: behavior, nesting, migration, and more!

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    Read details on this common backyard raptor and watch a video featured in our digital edition!

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    Identifying and Feeding Birds by Bill Thompson, III: Bird Identification, Bird Feeding

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