Author: Torrie Reed

can hummingbirds walk

Can Hummingbirds Walk?

Hummingbirds are often heard by their hum and recognized by their colourful feathers. Hummingbirds almost never stop moving, and they spend nearly all of their time up in the air. Hummingbirds are the only bird species that can hover, and fly backwards and upside down. The ability to hover enables […]

are cardinals endangered

Are Cardinals Endangered?

It seems that you can’t turn on the TV or look at a news report without coming across another beautiful and fascinating species that calls our planet home listed as being endangered. As birdwatchers we have a strong love for all species of our feathered friends. However, there is one […]

are there blue cardinals

Are There Blue Cardinals?

The more years I spend birdwatching and researching this hobby of mine, the more I realize how hard it can be to accurately identify birds in the wild. The above question is one that is asked a lot in forums, on sites and in birdwatching and wildlife magazines. Perhaps you […]

when do cardinals lay eggs

When Do Cardinals Lay Eggs?

Most birdwatchers young and old are familiar with the northern cardinal. It’s likely that you know what they look like and even what they sound like. You may even know that they are the one species of bird that is the state bird for more states in America than any […]

why are cardinals red

Why Are Cardinals Red?

Who doesn’t love northern cardinals? It’s a good thing that they are so popular because they are very common across the south and east of our country and are incredibly easy to identify and observe in the wild. Have you ever been sitting watching your cardinal bird feeder and wondered, […]

are there yellow cardinals

Are There Yellow Cardinals?

When reading the question posed above, any self-respecting birdwatcher may suggest that we were obviously having a silly moment when we came up with the title. Northern Cardinals are red, you are probably shouting at your computer screens. The only real Yellow Cardinal is not native to North America, so […]