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Anna's Hummingbird Nest

Video Diary: One Tiny Hummingbird Family

If you don’t already have an obsessive devotion for hummingbirds like I do, beware: this might change your mind. Hummingbirds are among the worlds smallest and fastest birds. Darting and …

Pileated woodpecker visiting a backyard suet feeder by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Beau Liddell.

Feeder Friends: A Few Birds You’ll Want to Meet

I remember my backyard growing up as a natural wonderland, flowers abuzz with bees, bugs under stones and squirrels chasing each other around. Yet, somehow, I don’t remember the birds! My fierce …

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6 Birds That Are Champion Flyers

Today marks the anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s solo flight across the Pacific. It seemed only appropriate to compile a few birds with record flights and champion abilities. Like Amelia, these birds are …

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Surprising Similarities: What’s Going on in YOUR Backyard?

By Kim Kurki, author of World of Birds: A Beginner’s Guide Did you ever think of hummingbirds and woodpeckers as similar? Until recently, I didn’t. Where I live in Eastern …

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Functional Decor for the Wildlife Garden

Garden Quiz

Which Backyard Wildlife Species Are You?

Team Hummingbird

Wildlife Battle: Team Butterfly vs. Team Hummingbird

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Amazing Animal Hearts

This Valentine’s Day, rather than look at animals’ weird mating rituals or focus on the possibility of a worldwide chocolate shortage, we’re going to stroll down memory lane to examine some …

Ruby-throated hummingbird nest

Photo of the Day: Feeding Time for Hummingbirds

Ruby-throated hummingbird mother (with tongue sticking out) after feeding her chicks   Photo by Flickr member Moments in Nature by Joshua Clark See more of Joshua Clark’s photos on Flickr …

Photo of the Day: Gotta Love the Tail

Booted Racket-tail Hummingbird Taken in Bolivar, Ecuador Photo by Flickr member Bryan Hix | bdhixphotography.com See more of Bryan Hix’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We …

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