Posts Tagged ‘National Bird Feeding Month’

February is National Bird Feeding Month, according to The National Bird Feeding Society. Each year, a different theme is announced, and this year’s theme is “Most Wanted Backyard Birds.”

Top 10 Birds East of the Rocky Mountains

  1. American Goldfinch
  2. Chickadee (Black-capped/Carolina)
  3. Dark-eyed Junco
  4. Downy Woodpecker
  5. House Finch
  6. Northern Cardinal
  7. Rose-breasted Grosbeak
  8. Ruby-throated Hummingbird
  9. Tufted Titmouse
  10. White-breasted Nuthatch

Top 10 Birds West of the Rocky Mountains

  1. American Goldfinch
  2. Black-headed Grosbeak
  3. Chickadee (Black-capped/Mountain)
  4. Chipping Sparrow
  5. Dark-eyed Junco
  6. Downy Woodpecker
  7. House Finch
  8. Pine Siskin
  9. Rufous Hummingbird
  10. White-breasted Nuthatch

If you want to attract birds to your yard, the most important things you can do are provide food and water resources year round, add birdhouses, and make your yard bird-friendly to make birds feel safe. Please visit us at WingWatcher.com for more information on how to create a bird friendly backyard. Follow our tips and suggestions and you will begin seeing birds in your yard. Once you do, be sure to take pictures and share them with us here.

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