Birding for Beginners: Midwest

In Stan Tekiela’s Birding for Beginners: Midwest, the author shares his insights and remarkable photos that will help you become a skilled birder in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. The book contains 55 species of birds that are all...

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Kids Love Bugs

In today’s post we tell you how to take your kids on an exciting bug hunt. Bugs are everywhere, and this is a great family activity. Here is what you need to get started: A store-bought bug house, or a clear plastic/glass container with holes in...

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How to Conduct a Backyard Bird Count

If you’re new to birding, chances are you probably haven’t conducted a backyard bird count before. If you want to be well—and be outdoors—bird-watching is one of the easiest, most accessible options. It’s something one can do in the suburbs, in rural areas, and even...

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