Fall Bird Migration: Nature’s Management and Ancient Myths

Fall Bird Migration: Nature’s Management and Ancient Myths

Fun Fact: The Arctic Tern do their fall bird migration from the North Pole to the South Pole. They literally spend the summer in the Arctic, and a second summer in the Antarctic! The birds fly around the distance around the earth each year, spending the summer in 24 hours-of-daylight in both places. They have …

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Autumn Migration: Imminent Signs, Myths & Fun Facts

Autumn Migration: Imminent Signs, Myths & Fun Facts

Fun Fact: Snow Geese migrate a whopping 3,100 miles south from Arctic Canada every autumn migration, at an astounding altitude of 29,500 feet! Ancient Myth: Geese were once believed to willingly carry small birds on their backs during fall bird migration. Why? The small birds’ merry twittering help kill the time of the long migration! …

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Baltimore Orioles, Bullock’s Orioles & Northern Orioles: Family Ties

Baltimore Orioles, Bullock’s Orioles & Northern Orioles: Family Ties

Orioles are beautiful birds with bright vivid colors, usually in the range of  yellow to orange. Baltimore Orioles, Bullock’s Orioles, Northern Orioles and Orchard Orioles are the most common to see at backyard feeders. Interestingly, Orioles are members of the Black Bird Family. Many people don’t realize that because their colors are so vividly bright. …

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Stokes Combo Tube Bird Feeder Review: 3-in-1 Feeder!

Stokes Combo Tube Bird Feeder Review: 3-in-1 Feeder!

Choosing the right bird feeder can be tough! What criteria should you consider? Check out these two 3-in-1 Stokes Combo Bird Feeders. Sister feeders, built the same, except one is giant, literally.  Stokes Select Bird Feeders are designed by Donald and Lilian Stokes, America’s First Family of Birding,bloggers, and authors of over 30 best-sellers. The …

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Sunflower Basket Wire Mesh Bird Feeder Review: Cute & Functional!

Sunflower Basket Wire Mesh Bird Feeder Review: Cute & Functional!

The decorative Yellow Basket Sunflower Bird Feeder is cute as a button, or perhaps pretty as a sunflower. Anyway, not only is it festive, but it is also a wonderful wire mesh bird feeder that keeps the birds happy and well-fed. The Yellow Basket Sunflower Bird Feeder is a Perky Pet No/No feeder, mean No …

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HummZinger Hummingbird Fancy Feeder Review: Shimmers!

HummZinger Hummingbird Fancy Feeder Review: Shimmers!

The Little Fancy HummZinger Hummingbird Feeder, at only 8 ounces of nectar, it is perfect for someone who cleans their hummingbird feeders often. Interestingly, RVers especially like the size because the feeders are easy to pack away just about anywhere. Of course, the really important benefit of the Little Fancy Hummingbird Feeder is that (drum …

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Bird Feeders for Wild Birds: Six Basic Kinds of Feeders

Bird Feeders for Wild Birds: Six Basic Kinds of Feeders

Are you ready to purchase some bird feeders to attract birds to your backyard? Find out about the differences between different bird feeders for wild birds to get a fast start to bird watching. Six Basic Types of Bird Feeders I categorize feeders into only six basic kinds of backyard bird feeders for wild birds, and …

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Do Birds Find Bird Feeders: You Can Help!

Do Birds Find Bird Feeders: You Can Help!

How do birds find bird feeders?  Can they find them on their own?  Oh, yes!  However, I’ve found there are ways we will can help our birds find the food more quickly. Because the birds find the feeders faster with our help, we quickly have the fun of watching them at our backyard feeders.  As …

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Benefits of Feeding Birds: More Than Just for The Fun of It!

Benefits of Feeding Birds: More Than Just for The Fun of It!

Have you ever wondered why people feed birds? What are the benefits of feeding birds?  What is the effect on the birds? Do backyard bird feeders have a positive effect on people? How is the environment affected by birds being fed? Bird Feeding Benefits for Birdwatchers For me, the greatest of the benefits of feeding …

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Wild Bird Watching Fast Start – Providing Birds’ Four Basic Needs

Wild Bird Watching Fast Start – Providing Birds’ Four Basic Needs

Wild bird watching in my backyard is one of my favorite activities!  My enjoyment of the wild birds I see in my daily life is immense.  Furthermore, I’m sure you enjoy the birds that you see daily well! Obviously, I can’t address everything about backyard wild bird watching in one blog post, but I can give …

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Beginners Backyard Bird Blog! – Index By Blog Topics

Beginners Backyard Bird Blog! – Index By Blog Topics

Welcome to Bird Watching Made Easy! In this backyard bird blog, I focus on all things related to watching, feeding and caring for backyard birds and, thereby, making bird watching easier for beginners! My Backyard My own backyard bird watching experiences are the primary basis of my backyard bird blog. I also enjoy sharing photos …

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Online Personal Blog: About Author, JoAnn

Online Personal Blog: About Author, JoAnn

I’m the author of the online personal blog,  Bird Watching Made Easy. More importantly, I’m a wife, mother of two grown married children, and Grandmama to 6 beautiful children Family I love being around my family and sharing the joy of backyard bird watching with them. Accordingly, the joy of my grandchildren learning about bird watching with …

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