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Top 10 Long-awaited Signs of Spring

After this bitter winter, we're all eager for the earth, spinning on its invisible axis, to lean closer to the sun. This subtle planetary shift creates warmer weather for those of us in the northern hemisphere. Warmer weather brings us many of our favorite things: birds, flowers, butterflies, and best of all, an end to being cooped up inside the house during bitter cold winter days.

Top 10 Ways to Help Birds in Bad Weather

Feeding birds in winter, if done right, is a good thing for the birds (and for us, too). These ten tips, rooted firmly in common sense, can be used as a checklist to help you prepare your feeding station for the worst of weather.

Help Nesting Birds

Spring is the start of the breeding season for most of our North American birds. Here are ten things that you can do to assist your backyard birds at this busy time of year.

Prevent Window Strikes

Thump! It’s that sickening sound that can only mean another bird has flown into one of your windows. Here are 10 different suggestions for making your windows less deadly for birds.


Bird Feeding - Section Extras

More Bird Feeding Features

BWD editor Bill Thompson, III, explores some of the special species, bird families, and groups that visit our feeders along with how we can offer them things they need and want so we get to enjoy them more often.

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