Author: Torrie Reed

best binoculars for long distance viewing

Best Binoculars For Long Distance Viewing

A good pair of binoculars is a vital piece of equipment for any bird watcher. If you do your birding at the coast or lakes, you may need binoculars for long distance viewing. Choosing the right pair depends on: The magnification you want: for long distance you may need higher […]

can hummingbirds use oriole feeders

Can Hummingbirds Use Oriole Feeders?

The design of hummingbird feeders and oriole feeders is different but that doesn’t mean that these birds cannot use the feeders interchangeably. Hummingbirds are smaller than orioles so they will have no issue sticking their beak into the larger feeding holes of oriole feeders. Have you ever spotted a hummingbird […]

what should you feed orioles

What Should You Feed Orioles?

You can feed orioles many of the same foods as hummingbirds; nectar, fruit jelly, fresh juicy fruit and insects or mealworms. Orioles are also famous for loving the color orange so ripe oranges or other orange foods are a great way to attract orioles to your backyard. If you would […]

are bird baths good for birds

Are Bird Baths Good for Birds?

Bird baths can play a very important role in the health and well-being of any bird. While it can be fun to watch them splashing in the water, preening and looking after their feathers is an important factor for any bird’s health. They also need a supply of drinking water […]

where do hummingbirds come from

Where Do Hummingbirds Come From?

Hummingbirds live in North, Central and South America and parts of the Caribbean. Some species migrate north during the summer for breeding then head back home for the warmer winter months. Where you can find hummingbirds Hummers prefer to live in warmer climates, and with over 350 species, they can […]