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Old Christmas trees are for the birds. Once you're done with your holiday trimmings, take the tree outside and load it up with a bird buffet. You'll have a lot of fun watching them. Radio...
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Birds appreciate food at the feeder all year long. To attract the species you want to see and deter those you don't, you have to choose your bird seed wisely.
Radio interview source: Tom Lokitus, Product Manager, Lebanon Seaboard Corporation Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Some families choose not to feed the birds in their yard,...
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Marshy, swampy places around your property are a popular hangout for birds. Step out at night or early in the morning to spot them. Birding with your ears as well as your eyes is the best way to...
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You have to use both your eyes and ears to spot birds in the forest. Many birds prefer the edge of the woods, while others nestle in the interior. Make sure to not only look up into the trees, but...
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Use both your eyes and ears to spot birds in the forest.
Listen to the radio story (mp3) or read below Radio interview source: Kevin McGowan, Ornithologist, Cornell Lab of Ornithology Watching birds in the backyard is easy when you have a feeder. Finding...
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Spend some time in the back-40 grasslands where there's an abundance of bird life. You may not see them, but birds that live in the prairie are often recognized by their beautiful songs. Radio...
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Old greenhouse becomes bird paradise.
"I want one of those," Betty Kezar decided eight years ago, gazing at a bird shelter while visiting the Uni-versity of Minnesota arboretum. Many different types of birds were flying in and...
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A lot of people like to travel south for the winter. Birds do, too. Despite harsh conditions, birdwatching in the desert can be rewarding any time of the year.
Radio interview source: Kevin McGowan, Ornithologist, Cornell Lab of Ornithology Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below A desert is a special habitat, and there are birds that have...
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Enjoy graceful swans in your pond
Listen to the radio story here (mp3) Did you know that the trumpeter swan is the largest species of waterfowl in North America? If you have a pond in your backyard, you may be able to convince these...
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Benefit the birds and beautify your homestead.
Building unique birdhouses Mike Gedler's acreage in central Iowa has many appealing features: a beautiful house, a large deck, a comfortable workshop, and a scenic set of trails through hilly...

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