Bird Watching in Your Backyard

Last Updated on January 5, 2015 by Jody Halsted

holding a bird south dakota birding festival
Holding a bird at the South Dakota Birding Festival

Today, January 5, is Bird Day – which means it’s the perfect day to share an article I recently published about backyard bird watching.

Filled with handy tips I learned at the South Dakota Birding Festival last spring, as well as a few easy bird feeders you can make right now with items you have on hand, you’ll be enjoying bird watching in your backyard in no time!

Backyard Bird Watching

published by Des Moines Moms Blog 

Bird watching is such a fun activity with the kids – and the bonus for winter weather is that you can do it from the warmth of your home! National Bird Day is January 5 and with just a few tips you can have your back yard ready to spot colorful birds – no matter the season!

There are really only two things that birds must have – food and water.

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