Top 10 Places For Birding Southeast Arizona

Southeast Arizona is a very beautiful place as you can see and it has spectacular birding hot spots to boot.  My husband Jeff and I have been coming here for the past 4 years and we just love not only the birding, but the amazing views, landscaping, and wildlife.  Over time you get to know a […]

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Bald Cardinals

What is Wrong With That Cardinal? They’re baaaack!  I am talking about those very ugly bald Cardinals coming in to my backyard bird feeder and in my tree.  You may have seen one or two bald Cardinals yourself or even a bald Blue Jay.  And it is not as pretty a sight to see as compared to the […]

When Should You Take Down Hummingbird Feeders?

Lots of Hummingbirds! I love this time of year because hummingbirds are very abundant at my feeders.  Just sitting on my deck being entertained by those Ruby-throated beauties as they zip around, chasing each other, and making their humming sound is enough to make anyone’s day.  This bustling activity started around late July and will […]

Keep Bees Off Hummingbird Feeders

Bees At Hummingbird Feeders     I have a new hummingbird feeder (it’s number 5), nothing fancy, that my husband decided to place on a tree limb right inside the tree that surrounds the front of our deck (in photo above).  I do not know why we didn’t think of this before but…what a great […]

Zeiss Conquest Binoculars Review

 Product: Zeiss Conquest Binoculars 10 x 42  Price:  $999.00 Where to Buy:  Amazon Product Dimensions: 4.7 x 4.7 x 6.5 inches ; 1.8 pounds Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds         My Rating:  9 out of 10 Zeiss Conquest Binoculars – Overview The design of binoculars as we know them today was invented more than 100 […]

Where are the Hummingbirds?

Hummingbirds You know them well, those small, zippy birds that flap their wings so fast (80 times per second) and make a humming noise.  Those beautiful birds with iridescent feathers that can fly right… left.. up… down… backwards… and even upside down.  They also will hover over a flower, a feeder, or maybe even you […]

Top 10 Florida Birding Hotspots

Why Bird Watch in Florida? Florida is such a birder’s paradise because of its mild climate and diverse habitats.   The state is also situated between tropical and temperate regions and it has two important migratory corridors used by Caribbean birds and birds from as far away as the Canadian Prairies. Some of the many birds that you […]

Birdwatching Hotspots Near You

    There are so many hotspots for birdwatching in the United States, Canada, and around the world.  This link takes you to the list of the Top 300 places to go.  Just type in the location and it will provide more details for you.     Birdwatching Hotspots Near You Booking.com

How to Attract 7 Different Types of Woodpeckers to Your Backyard

More Than 180 Types of Woodpeckers in the World You know it is a woodpecker because of its unique behavior of pecking vertically on trees and holes.  Woodpeckers also have a distinct undulating flight that consists of a few rapid wing beats followed by a quick glide as the wings are tucked against the body […]