• Chirp for Tuesday, May 13, 2015

    Merlin Bird App!. Go to the Cornell University Bird website and download for free their bird identification app to either your iPod or your Android phone. This app allows you to identify over 400 North American birds. Since I usually have my phone close by, I have used this app to identify birds immediately rather than running for a guide or my camera.

    On May 8, 2015, I used the app to identify a rare Red-breasted Nuthatch that was at my feeder. This is a smaller blue bird with rust colored belly and black and white markings on the head. They like trees and occasionally go to feeders!

  • When you’re looking to attract birds to your yard, you need to make sure that you choose the right kind of supplies. 

    Birds are already on the search for nest sites in the early spring. Depending on the type of bird you’re aiming to attract, you can look through our various types of birdhouses so you can install them in your yard today.  Bird feeders and birdbaths are another big draw that will make birds want to create a home in your yard.

    Depending on the type of guide you want to buy, you can find the best books that will leave plenty more knowledgeable about different types of bird species. Our guides cover all of the US and break it down into the various regions so you can pinpoint your location and find the most common birds of your area.

    Advanced optics has brought us closer to the nature we love without disrupting it. Birds In Your Yard offers plenty of monoculars, binoculars, and wildlife cameras so you can watch the birds you love without scaring them away. Find the best optical solutions to see your favorite birds. 

    Birds in Your Yard carries some of the best resources to keep birds happy and healthy in your area of residence.  Stop in today to get all you need to keep a bird haven right in your back yard!

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