What Seed To Attract Birds? Handy Tool

As part of their Project FeederWatch program, The Cornell Lab has a handy online tool to help backyard birders determine the best foods to attract common feeder birds. 

Binocular Review: Jesoumer 10x42 Roof Prism

Jesoumer's 10x42 binoculars are affordable, lightweight, and come with some handy accessories. I had the chance to review a complementary pair that was sent to me by the manufacturer. 

SALE: Gifts of the Crow Kindle Book Download

Today, save on the highly rated Gifts of the Crow: How Perception, Emotion, and Thought Allow Smart Birds to Behave Like Humans by John Marzluff and Tony Angell. The Kindle download for the book is $1.99 today, a big saving compared to the listed print price of...

Ridiculous Birdwatching Viral Video: we like watching birds

Writing partners Brian David Gilbert and Karen Han, popular on social media, delighted and confused birders with this surreal video. What do you think?

Floating Bird Bath Raft

Turn almost any large garden pot, tub, tray, or other container into a bird-friendly bath and water source with this floating bird bath. The shallow raft floats in a container of water to offer birds a thick edge for safe perching and a shallow profile for safe...

Cheap Food For Fancy Birds

In our central Florida back yard, we look forward to hosting Painted Buntings and Indigo Buntings for a few months each year.  Typically we see our first Painted Bunting some time in the fall (some previous first-of-season dates are 9/4/20, 10/22/19, and 10/23/18). The visits are sporadic at first,...