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Below are links to magazine and newspaper articles, radio clips and t.v. segments featuring the National Bird-Feeding Society.

Magazine and Newspaper Articles

American-Goldfinches-on-Tube-FeederJanuary 2011 - OutdoorIllinois Magazine
Enhancing the Bird Feeding Experience
Discover the top ten birds visiting bird feeders and the bird seed they prefer.

January 2, 2011 - Pantagraph (Bloomington, IL)
Bird Feeders can Provide Extra Energy Birds Need 
Learn how to enhance your bird feeding experience during the winter months.

November 13, 2010 - Herald & Review (Decatur, IL)
Bird Enthusiasts Warm Up to Winter Watching
Read how the NBFS is described as an important resource on bird seed and bird feeder preferences.

March 2010 - Hardware Retailing Magazine
Going to the Birds
The NBFS Top Ten Tips were featured in the March edition of Hardware Retailing Magazine.

November/December 2009 - Bird Watcher's Digest
Revitalizing the NBFS
Check out how the NBFS was relaunched this year.

November 10, 2009 - Herald & Review (Decatur, IL)
Millikin Univeristy Professor Takes Over NBFS
Learn how Dr. David Horn has revitalized the NBFS and how the Society can benefit people who feed wild birds.

November 10, 2009 - Herald & Review (Decatur, IL)
Turns Out, Bird Really Are Picky Eaters
Find out what types of bird seed are the most preferred based on PROJECT WILDBIRD, a study coordinated by David Horn and Stacey Shonkwiler.

October/November 2009- National Wildlife Magazine
For the Birds: Which Seeds are Best?
Though feeding wild birds is one of the nation's most popular hobbies, few studies have been conducted on bird feeding. See how research and the NBFS are helping to change this.

October 2009 - Birding Business
National Bird-Feeding Society Revitalized
See how the NBFS is described as a resource for the latest information on backyard bird feeding.

August 10, 2009- Millikin University (Decatur, IL)
National Bird-Feeding Society Nests at Millikin
Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois is the new home for the National Bird-Feeding Society.

June 11, 2009 - The Southern (Carbondale, IL)
Millikin becomes New Home of NBFS
Millikin University is now the new home for the National Bird-Feeding Society.

Radio Clips

June 4, 2009 - Living the Country Life
Prevent Bird Seed from Sprouting
Listen to George Petrides Sr., Founder and Chairman of Wild Bird Centers of America, Inc. and Sponsor of the NBFS, explain how to prevent bird seed from sprouting below your feeders.

T.V. Segments

July 14, 2009 - WAND (Decatur, IL)
Bird Seed Preferences
David Horn, Director of the NBFS, discusses the National Bird-Feeding Society and bird seed preferences.

June 8, 2009 - WAND (Decatur, IL)
Why People Feed Birds
In this video segment, check out David Horn, Director of the NBFS, talking about the National Bird-Feeding Society and why people feed birds.


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