Did You Know: Birds Have Hollow Bones
A light but strong skeleton helps birds take flight efficiently.
Join Bird Lovers for the Great Backyard Bird Count
Participation in this worldwide event held each February is easy. Don't miss it!
Winter Songbird Myths Uncovered
We'll help you separate fact from fiction about how birds behave and what they need in the winter.
4 Captivating Books About Birds and Birding
Here are four fascinating bird-centered books to deepen your appreciation for your backyard visitors.
Tips for Casual, Easy-Going Birding
The hobby of bird watching can be enjoyed practically anywhere by anyone.
Safe Summer Bird Feeding: Q&A With David Bonter
Expert advice for providing fresh food through the hot and humid summer months.
2018: Year of the Bird
Learn how the Migratory Bird Treaty Act protects birds and how you can take a pledge to make a difference.
3 Strategies That Help Birds Survive the Winter
Learn how birds manage to keep themselves warm in the coldest of temperatures.
How to Keep Your Bird Feeders Clean
Keeping bird feeders clean will help keep your backyard birds healthy throughout the year.
Make Feeder Sightings Count
Here's how you can help bird researchers understand where songbirds live in the winter and how many there are.
5 Apps for Backyard Birders
Here are some of the best birding apps for to help you identify and learn about birds using your smartphone.
How to Take Photos of Birds With Your Smartphone
Here are some tips to help you snap beautiful pictures of your feathered friends.
Egg-citing Factoids About Bird Eggs
Here are some fun facts about bird egg colors, incubation, and more.
Get Bird-Smart with These Regional Feeder Bird Guides
Check out these folding pocket guides to help you ID backyard birds from the experts at Cornell Lab.
Birding is the Perfect Hobby You Can Do Anytime, Anywhere
Why not take a little extra time to learn more about the birds in your neighborhood?
Searching for a New Hobby? Give Birding a Try!
Birding is a great hobby that provides way to spend more time outdoors and teach you about our natural world.
Bird Nesting Stages
Here's what you need to know about the nesting birds in your yard so you can observe and enjoy them safely.
The Surprising Story Behind the Color of Feathers
Many birds get their color from pigments, but some of our winged visitors have more surprising stories behind the colors of their feathers.
Tips for Identifying Bird Sounds
Learning more about bird calls can help you identify them. Use these tips to sharpen your skills.
Helpful Resources for Identifying Birds
What's that bird? Check out these birding smart phone apps to help you identify the birds you see.
Bird Feeding 101: Mixed Seed vs. Straight Seed
Here's a quick guide to wild bird food mixes and seeds liked most by finches, cardinals and chickadees.