Wild Birds

Both backyard birders and ornithologists will find relevant tips about their favorite birds, all written by an experienced expert in the field.
Anna's hummingbird
Types of Hummingbirds in North America
The Parts of a Bird Diagram
Parts of a Bird
European Goldfinch - Sick or Stunned
Is This Bird Sick or Dying?
Female and male Harlequin ducks sitting on rock near water
How to Tell If a Bird Is Male or Female
Tan-colored sparrow chirping on top of metal post
Guide to Bird Songs and Noises
common gull
Shorebirds 101: Learn the Beach Birds
Anna's hummingbird
25 Fun Facts About Hummingbirds
Red-Tailed Hawk
All About Raptors
flock of birds
What’s a Flock of Birds Called? Understanding This Behavior in Birds
mother and ducklings
Baby Bird Names
Pitcher Plants
Strange Bird Predators
Killdeer in the wild
Bird Lifespans
free as a bird
Bird Idioms Explained
Chickadee sitting on branch in winter
How Do Wild Birds Keep Warm in Winter?
baby bird in the desert
What to Do When You Find a Baby Bird
Northern Saw-Whet Owl
The Basics of Owling
Hummingbird trapped inside a house
How to Get a Trapped Hummingbird Out of the House Safely
nesting bird
How to Keep Birds From Building Nests
Hummingbird sitting on small nest closeup
All About Hummingbird Nests
Barn Owl and Nesting Box
Barn Owl Nest Boxes
coot sitting on a nest
Removing Bird Nests
Chaffinch on a window sill
What to Do When A Bird Hits a Window
One-legged gull
One-Legged Birds
Sleeping Goose
How Birds Sleep
Sandhill Cranes in Flight
Why Do Birds Migrate?
Anna's hummingbird flying in front of bright pink flowers
When Is Hummingbird Migration?
Acorn Woodpecker Drilling on a House
How to Stop Woodpecker Damage
Canada Jay Attacking a Car Mirror
Stop Birds From Attacking Windows and Reflections
Bald Eagle Preening
Preening: Why and How Birds Do It
Green and white hummingbird sounding aggression on plant stem
Hummingbird Behavior and Aggression
Black-crowned night heron
Where Birds Go At Night
Pigeons in Love
Bird Emotions
Sparrow Dust Bath
How and Why Birds Take Dust Baths
Bird holding nesting twig
Attract Birds With Nesting Material
Turquoise and black-colored hummingbird sitting on branch closeup
Overview of Hummingbird Predators
ducklings splashing through the water
Sounds Ducks Make
Blackburnian Warbler Singing
Why Do Birds Sing?
Cream-colored sparrow sitting on branch while singing
The Dawn Chorus - What Birds Sing and Why?
Mute Swan Mother and Her Newly Born Cygnet on Long Island
How Baby Birds Mature
swan couple
How Do Birds Mate?
Young Male Ruby-Throated Hummingbird
Ruby-Throated Hummingbird Identification
moretta duck
Duck Anatomy Diagram
Broad-billed hummingbird sitting on thin stem
North America Hummingbird Identification List
Duckling
12 Things You Didn't Know About Baby Birds
Red male cardinal sitting on bare branches closeup
20 Fun Facts About Cardinal Birds
grey heron
What Is a Bird?
Osprey Talons
Talons - Bird Feet
Wild Turkey Portrait With Snood
The Turkey's Snood
Great horned owl owlet standing on the ground.
All About Owlet Life Cycles
A baby goose on some grass
Gosling Bird Definition
a drake of the mandarin species
What Is a Drake Duck? Bird Gender Identification
Flamingo Feeding Crop Milk to its Chick
What Is Crop Milk?
side profile of a bird
What Is the Cloaca?
Brown and white hawk head's with yellow eyes closeup
How Birds See Color
Wet Baby Bird
What Not to Do if You Find a Baby Bird
Clark's Grebe Pair Mating Dance
The Bird Mating Dance and Other Courtship Behaviors
Yellow-eyed junco bird standing on rock
Photo Gallery of Juncos
great gray
20 Fun Facts About Owls
Bald Northern Cardinal
Causes of Bird Baldness
Lesser Flamingos
Where to See Flamingos in the Wild