April 2017

 April 2017

Issue Features

Species Profile: Chipping Sparrows by Jane Henderson

Watcher at the Window: Red Alert for Hummingbirds by Julie Zickefoose

Readers Write: The Owl, The Skunk and the Turkey by Margaret Schmidt

Photo Blog: Birding with Kids by Drew Cashman

Sapsuckers Provide for Many by Eirik A.T. Blom

Top 10 Flowers You Can Grow for Birds by Julie Zickefoose

Ask Birdsquatch: Spring Seed-Hull Cleanup; Jelly for Orioles

Short Stories from Al by Al Batt

Chipping sparrows feed on the ground. Look for them under your bird feeders or on platform feeders close to the ground. Photo by Vkulikov, Wikimedia


Editor’s Note

BIRDbites: Goldfinch Salad; Create Bird Corridors

If you plant a vegetable garden, you might want to add a row of beets or red chard just for the goldfinches. They will feed on it all summer. Photo by Brian Henry.

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