Attracting Birds  |  August 13, 2019

Its Hummingbird Season All Summer Long

01162-12820 Ruby-throated Hummingbirds (Archilochus colubris) at Dr. JB's Hummingbird Feeder, Marion County, ILSongbird Essentials SE6002 Hummingbirds had a slow start...

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Events  |  

2019 Photo Contest

Full Contest Rules: Submission Period January 15, 2019 - October 1, 2019 Exhibit & Voting October 21, 2019 - October...

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Bird Species  |  April 23, 2019

Bluebird Trivia

It's worth the wait when you wake up one morning and find tiny Bluebird Eggs in your backyard bird house.  ...

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Attracting Birds  |  March 12, 2019

Attract Nesting Birds to Your Yard

nesting material wreath

Many North American birds nest in “cavities” (holes in trees and fence posts). Although some birds, such as woodpeckers, can...

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Squirrels & Critters  |  January 22, 2019

How to Deter Squirrels

Although Songbird Station is a birding store, one other critter often dominates a conversation - squirrels! They're often a headache...

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Bird Food and Feeders  |  January 18, 2019

Preparing for Winter Bird Feeding

Wild Bird Winter Needs

Follow these tips from Songbird Station, then relax and enjoy a backyard filled with your feathered friends. October is behind...

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Bird Watching  |  

Great Backyard Bird Count

You wake up in the morning, make your coffee, look out of your back window – you see Blue Jays...

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Bird Houses and Nesting  |  

Housing Birds During Winter

SE934 Mounted Grass Roosting Pocket with Roof

Providing roosting spots for birds is important because it allows birds to escape the snow and wind they would face...

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Bird Watching  |  

Bird Watching for Beginners

Picture this, you go on a nature walk with your close friends. In the distance, you hear the calls of...

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Bird Watching  |  January 16, 2019

Binoculars for Eyeglass Wearers

Picking the right pair of binoculars can be a hassle – especially if you already wear glasses. The most important...

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