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4 Types of Bird Seed Birds Love to Eat

4 Types of Bird Seed Birds Love to Eat

Wild birds follow a varied diet that includes natural sources like insects, nectar, fruits and berries. By filling your feeders with bird seed, you can also provide birds with supplemental nutrition. With so many types of seeds it can be...

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How To Landscape Your Yard To Attract Birds

How To Landscape Your Yard To Attract Birds

Setting up bird feeders in your backyard is one way to attract birds, but it's certainly not the only way. According to the Fish & Wildlife Service, the right landscaping plan may double the number of bird species that use...

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3 Apps to Help You Explore Lighthouses

3 Apps to Help You Explore Lighthouses

Although lighthouses no longer serve to guide mariners as they did in the past, they have become tourist attractions all over the world. Here are three apps designed with the lighthouse aficionado in mind.Lighthouses of the U.S.Google PlayThis Sutro Media...

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3 Amazing Bird Watching Apps

3 Amazing Bird Watching Apps

What better way to identify birds while bird-watching, sitting in your garden, or walking in your neighborhood than with a comprehensive app for your mobile device? The following apps offer a wide range of features for budding ornithologists. iBird Pro...

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18 Types of Bird Feed Explained

18 Types of Bird Feed Explained

The seed which attracts the broadest array of birds, and so the mainstay for many bird feeders in the backyard, is sunflower. Additional seed varieties may assist in attracting various kinds of birds to round out any backyard visitors. Generally, mixtures...

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5 Great Resources for Those Who Love Lighthouses

5 Great Resources for Those Who Love Lighthouses

Lighthouses have captured the attention of everyone from tourists to historians for centuries. If you enjoy learning about the history of lighthouses in the U.S. and abroad, check out these five resources: National Lighthouse Museum Staten Island, NY The National Lighthouse...

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Audubon Society's 118th Annual Christmas Bird Count

Audubon Society's 118th Annual Christmas Bird Count

It's time for the Audubon Society's 118th Annual Christmas Bird Count, a bird census that occurs early every winter in the United States and Canada. Each year, tens of thousands of amateur and professional bird watchers volunteer from mid-December to mid-January,...

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Why You Need a Wind Spinner Today

Your home is that bit of space where your character, your way of life, and your own personality are reflected back at you and shine through to others. And while your house may be limited to the four walls that...

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