New: World's Okayest Birder

You might be the most skilled birder in your bunch of birding friends, but how do you get that across without coming off as a prick? With your superior skills -- they'll see how good you are the more you bird with them. Even the greatest birder...

Winter is for Ducks!

For a lot of birders in the United States, winter is a great time to go looking for ducks. Several duck species that breed in far northern parts of the continent head south for the winter, and can only be found when the temperature plunges.American Wigeons...

Those Pesky Empids

It may be the dead of winter now, but spring migration will be here before you know it. Get ready by learning your Empidonax flycatchers. You'll have to put time into learning their calls, because learning their field marks may prove useless in a lot of cases. And...

How Do You Feel About Squirrels?

If you love feeding your yard birds, you might be among the legions of nature-lovers that has a complicated relationship with squirrels. You love your wildlife, sure, but those greedy squirrels can really be something else!This is a simple design that doesn't beat around the bush...