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Winter birds stop at a heated dog dish to drink and bathe. Photo by Julie Zickefoose.

Tips for Deep-Winter Bird Feeding

Whether you live in the country or the city, these savvy and cost-effective bird-feeding tips from BWD columnist and naturalist Julie Zickefoose will ensure you are prepared for whatever conditions the thick of winter throws your way. 
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A male Baltimore oriole visits a feeder offering grape jelly. Photo by Tammy Simmons.

Top 10 Weird Things to Feed Birds

Sunflower seed may be the hamburger of the bird world, but don't you sometimes get bored scooping the same old seed out of those 50-pound bags? We'll never know if the birds get bored, too. But just in case they are yawning at your feeder offerings, BWD editor Bill Thompson, III, has a few suggestions to help you break out of the old feeder routine.
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Bird ID Guide

Bird Identification Guide

What bird is that? Consult our bird identification guide to ID mystery birds in the backyard and beyond. We have photos, song recordings, in-depth entries, and more to help bird watchers correctly identify the birds they spot.
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