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National Bird-Feeding Month

The National Bird-Feeding Society is proud to host and sponsor “National Bird-Feeding Month."  This national event was created to advance and publicize the wild bird feeding and watching hobby.  Each February, we introduce and promote a new and unique theme. Our theme for 2011 is "Most Wanted - America's Top Ten Backyard Birds."

Most Wanted - America's Top Ten Backyard Birds

dark-eyed junco 2There are over 100 species of birds that visit bird feeders throughout the United States. For 2011, the National Bird-Feeding Society selected 10 species in two geographic regions to highlight. These 10 species are among the most colorful and widespread birds that use feeders, and will provide you with a wonderful, year-round, bird feeding experience. View America’s most wanted backyard birds.

The History of National Bird-Feeding Month

National Bird-Feeding Month was established in 1994.  Read more about the origin of this celebratory month.

Guide to Better Bird Feeding

To celebrate National Bird-Feeding Month, the National Bird-Feeding Society is pleased to provide a Guide to Better Bird Feeding.

Activities for Educators

The National Bird-Feeding Society has teamed with the Council for Environmental Education to provide educators with bird feeding activities for their students.  To celebrate National Bird-Feeding Month, check out these activities.

Bird Feeding Presentations

To celebrate National Bird-Feeding Month, the National Bird-Feeding Society is delighted to provide the presentation "Enhancing Your Bird Feeding Experience."  The presentation discusses best bird-feeding practices including bird food and feeder preferences, tips for a better bird feeding experience, and highlights America's most wanted backyard birds.  Choose your version of the 2011 presentation: Eastern North America or Western North America.  Also, the Society can give presentations to your organization.  Learn more about the National Bird-Feeding Society's services.

"People feed birds for different reasons.  For some, bird feeding is a fun hobby, while others want to help the birds by providing bird food.   Whatever the reason you feed wild birds, bringing America’s top ten most wanted backyard birds to your yard will make for an enjoyable experience.” –  National Bird-Feeding Society

 

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