Category: Backyard Birds

  • What Do Blue Jays Eat? Exploring the Dietary Habits

    What Do Blue Jays Eat? Exploring the Dietary Habits

    Blue jays are a common sight in many North American backyards, but what do they eat? This article delves into the dietary habits of blue jays, including the types of foods they consume and how they obtain them.

  • Do Wild Birds Lay Unfertilized Eggs?

    Do Wild Birds Lay Unfertilized Eggs?

    It’s a common misconception that wild birds lay unfertilized eggs. In fact, most wild birds do not lay unfertilized eggs! Instead, they will only lay fertilized eggs if they have mated with a male bird within the last few months. If a female bird has not mated recently, she will likely not lay any eggs…

  • Do Wild Birds Have Fleas?

    Do Wild Birds Have Fleas?

    Do you know if wild birds get fleas? What about ticks and other parasites? Find out everything you need to know about bird fleas here!

  • Rocky Mountain Birds

    Rocky Mountain Birds

    Rocky Mountain Common Birds Rocky Mountains Birds of Prey Rocky Mountain Waterfowl Rocky Mountain Pheasants & Grouse Rocky Mountain Grebes Rocky Mountain Pigeons & Doves Rocky Mountain Hummingbirds Rocky Mountain Sandpipers Rocky Mountain Gulls Rocky Mountain Hawks Rocky Mountain Owls Rocky Mountain Woodpeckers Rocky Mountain Falcons Rocky Mountain Flycatchers Rocky Mountain Swallows Rocky Mountain Wrens…

  • Do Hummingbirds Migrate in Winter?

    Do Hummingbirds Migrate in Winter?

    Although there are more than 300 hummingbird species, only a few migrate on a regular basis. Most North American hummingbirds migrate seasonally between northern breeding grounds and southern wintering sites. Migration typically occurs in the fall, as migrating hummingbirds head south to escape the cold weather. However, some hummingbirds do remain in their northern homes…

  • Are Hummingbirds Territorial?

    Are Hummingbirds Territorial?

    Hummingbirds are fiercely territorial when it comes to their food sources. They will attack other hummingbirds that come too close to their feeding territory, as well as any other animals that might try to take away their nectar. This protectiveness is what makes it so difficult to get close to a hummingbird while it’s feeding.…

  • Oklahoma Birds

    Oklahoma Birds

    Did you know that there are over 480 different species of birds in Oklahoma? That’s a lot of birds! In this blog post, we will discuss some of the most fascinating facts about the birds in our state. We will also provide tips on how to attract these beautiful creatures to your backyard. So, whether…