By Melissa Mayntz, About.com Guide
Winter Field Birding Tips
Getting out and about in the winter can be well worthwhile to find a range of beautiful birds. A prepared birder is a safe birder and one who will see more birds, know which birds they see and understand just how unusual some of their winter visitors may be.
- Winter Birding Tips
- Winter Birding Gear
- Winter Bird Identification Tips
- Where to Find Winter Birds
- Bird Irruptions
Backyard Birding in Winter
Winter is a unique season for backyard birding because it is critical to help birds survive freezing weather with appropriate shelter, food and water. Birders who take steps to attract winter birds will find a healthy, varied winter flock eager to keep them company all winter long.
- Prepare Your Backyard for Winter Birds
- Attracting Birds in Winter
- Winterize Bird Baths
- Heated Bird Bath Tips
Feeding Winter Birds
Birds are hungry all year round, but feeding birds in winter is especially important when natural food sources become more scarce. Learn what types of food are best for winter birds and how to offer it so all birds can enjoy a delicious winter feast.
Winter Birds to Watch For
An amazing the variety of birds that can be found both in the backyard and in the field all winter long. While many familiar birds stay around all winter, the colder season also brings northern visitors to enjoy.
Winter Bird Pictures
Even if you don't get out into the cold to find your own winter birds, there are plenty of beautiful bird photos that highlight just how lovely birds can be in colder seasons. Browse these photo galleries, and don't forget to submit your own winter bird photos to share.
Fun With Winter Birds
Liven up a dreary winter season by enjoying birds in fun seasonal ways. From getting out birding to bringing birds to you, it is possible to enjoy feathered fun even in the fiercest winter weather.