Winter Birding

Turn Your Backyard Feeding Station into a Winter Birding Destination

You can help wild birds thrive through winter! Chilly weather means that food, water, and shelter become harder to find, while shorter days leave less time for birds to feed and replenish energy reserves for long, cold nights. The bugs that birds eat are scarce, while snow can cover up remaining food sources. The weather Learn More

Winter Migration: Which birds stay and how do they stay warm?

Winter migration and the backyard birds that stay behind can raise many questions about how a bird survives such journeys and temperatures. When the winter snow starts falling in many parts of the country, some backyard birds have already departed for warmer climates, while other birds are migrating into backyards from further North. Only the Learn More