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Bluebirds in November in GA

We have had bluebirds in our bluebird house for the last three years in the spring. read more

Wild Turkeys

I just moved to this house in upstate NY this past summer. Ever since I moved here I have been watching the turkeys come to my bird feeders daily. read more

Aggressive Robins

Robins are migrating through our area now and daily chase each other around the yard, even into windows. read more

Hummingbirds eaten by praying mantis

This is not a question but more a warning. With 25 feeders in our front yard we attract many hummingbirds but this year we had a tragic experience. read more


We have seven mallard ducks for which we would like to build a shelter. We can only find information on wood duck shelters. read more

Pileated Woodpecker

I am wondering if you could tell me what the lifespan is of the pileated woodpecker. read more

Chimney Swifts in our chimney

We recently bought our home and there was no cover for the chimney. We notice at about dusk every night a great many birds (we thought they were bats) flying all around the sky over the house. read more

Hummingbird Feeding In Fall

When should I stop refilling my hummingbird feeders in Western Maine? I am afraid keeping the birds from migrating. read more

Storm shelter

In Florida, where I live, we get many thunderstorms, but I never see the birds in trees during the storms. read more

Downy Woodpecker Behavior

I made a raw peanut feeder that most non-ground feeding birds use. At times, I have observed a downy woodpecker literally keeping stone still for over 8 minutes at this feeder, just hanging on the side with the nuts in its face. read more

Canada Geese in Virginia Beach

I grew up in Virginia Beach and still live here. As a child growing up I never saw any Canada geese except in places farther north such as NY, when on family vacations. read more

Hummingbird behavior

I had a female ruby-throated hummingbird perched on a window feeder (she looked fluffy like maybe a young one). read more


I have a hummingbird feeder out. I finally got a hummingbird to come to it. Last night it was just loaded with bees and the bees chased the hummingbird away. read more

Do you know what this bird is?

We were just been visited by a bright red bird with a red/orange bill and a black head. read more

Hummingbird feeder with ants

My hummingbird feeder has attracted red ants. I've seen a hummingbird at it briefly, but I'm concerned about the ants. read more

Grackles and mothballs

We have been told that by placing mothballs in the flower beds they will deter neighborhood cats from using them like litter boxes. read more

Dove/Pigeon Milk

I have watched mourning doves nesting, but have never seen them feed their young. read more


I live in northern New Hampshire and have quite a large and varied woodpecker population in my wooded backyard. read more

Baby Bluebirds

We had five baby eastern bluebirds fledge successfully from our nest box a few months ago. read more

Putting feeders away for summer

Do squirrels and grackles have more than one food source in the summer? I put several of my feeders away for summer and stopped putting out ears of corn. read more

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