- Watching Backyard Birds
This issue of Watching Backyard Birds covers the joys of summer. WBB managing editor Dawn Hewitt provides advice on attracting orioles to your backyard. Editor Bill Thompson, III, offers advice on recognizing recent fledglings visiting your feeders—birds that can be hard to identify, and might not even look like their parents! Columnist Julie Zickefoose wonders whether she'll see the impacts of Hurricane Harvey in her hummingbird numbers this year. Find all this and more in the June issue!
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Species Profile: Baltimore Oriole: A Backyard Beauty by Dawn Hewitt
Watcher at the Window: Hummingbirds and Hurricanes by Julie Zickefoose
Where Have All the Titmice Gone? by Eirik A.T. Blom
My Backyard: Iowa Yard: From Monoculture to Habitat by Marion and Rich Patterson
Spotting Baby Birds by Bill Thompson, III
Short Stories from Al by Al Batt
Top 10 Things to Watch in Your Backyard This Summer by Bill Thompson, III
Editor's Note: Three Easy Ways to Help Nesting Birds
Bird Bites: A Bird-friendly Yard Is Insect-friendly, Too! Also: Is Jelly Safe for Birds? And, Don’t Offer Dryer Lint to Nesting Birds.