Award Winning Wild Bird Habitat Stores

Nebraska’s Wild Bird habitat Stores are the recipients of numerous awards over our 25 years of business. These awards are a tribute to the fact that when you shop at the Wild Bird Habitat Stores you are helping to support bird conservation, environmental education, and outdoor birding recreation. We thank our customers for all their…

Downy and Hairy Woodpecker ID

Bird Identification Corner: Downy and Hairy Woodpeckers The Downy and Hairy Woodpeckers are very similar in appearance but there are some key differences to look out for to identify these woodpeckers. First, check for the major difference in bill size. The Downy’s bill is dainty and about one-third the length of the bird’s head. The…

Daves August 2015 Bird Chatter

With the exception of the Goldfinches, Cedar Waxwings and Mourning Doves which are common late nesting birds, the songbird nesting season is all but over. Goldfinches and Cedar Waxwings are late nesting waiting for a crop of natural foods to develop to feed their young. Goldfinch for example do not feed their young any insects…

Nebraska International Migratory Bird Month

What is International Migratory Bird Day Started in 1993, International Migratory Bird Day is celebrated annually on the second Saturday of May. It is a chance for conservationists, natural resource agencies, families and individuals to celebrate birds and bird migration. Nebraska International Migratory Bird Month Why does Nebraska have a Bird Month? Realizing that not…

Thayer Birding Software

In version 7 you will find (Click on Titles) 985 Birds of North America 6,504 Photos 1,499 Songs 552 Videos 700 Quizzes 985 Range Maps The Birder’s Handbook as well as Field Guide Identification Wizard Sightings and Life List Reports View Just Birds of Your Area Side-by-side Comparisons Custom Lists View Similar Birds Internet Reference Sites My…