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Prothonotary Warbler by Doug Tallamy

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By Mark Wexler

How to select the best native plants to help backyard birds.

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Habitat Highway by ISTOCK.COM/DLEWIS33

Habitat Highways

Roadsides can provide vital sanctuaries for migratory birds and other wildlife.

Habitat Tips

Carolina Chickadee by Doug Tallamy

Why Birds Need Native Trees

The Carolina chickadee gives scientists a model to study the impact of nonnative trees on food for breeding birds.

Bird Behavior

Venezuelan Troupial by Kati Fleming

Busting a Birdsong Myth

Scientists are discovering that most female songbirds are as musical as their male mates.


Blue-winged Teal by David Heritsch

Vanishing Paradise

In the Mississippi River Delta, NWF and its partners are working to restore critical habitat for millions of migratory waterfowl.


Summer Tanager by Richard Day

Making the Most of Migration

A top birder shares tips for finding birds during their spring migration.

Bird Photography

Ruby-throated Hummingbird by Rolf Nussbaumer

Hummingbird Photo Tips

Two top professionals share their secrets for taking sharp photos of lightning-fast hummers.

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