June 2018

 June 2018

Issue Features

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

Ask Birdsquatch

Short Stories from Al by Al Batt

Top 10 Things to Watch in Your Backyard This Summer by Bill Thompson, III

A male Baltimore oriole visits a feeder offering grape jelly. Photo by Tammy Simmons.

Departments

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.

With the breeding season in full swing, it’s a perfect time to do a few simple things to make your backyard friendly to nesting birds. Photo by Brian Henry.

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