Backyard Birds

Read all about backyard birds, from the smallest to the largest all over North America here!

Is a Magpie a Carnivore or a Herbivore? (Answered!)

Magpies are omnivorous birds that are native to Europe, Asia and North Africa. They are easily recognizable by their black…

Is a pigeon a producer, consumer, or decomposer?

Pigeons are interesting creatures that have adapted to live in cities alongside humans. Pigeons and birds are omnivores, which means…

What Garden Birds Eat Tadpoles?

Most garden birds are omnivores with a diet that include everything from seeds and fruits, to insects and smaller animals….

Do Goldfinches Eat Bees (Answered!)

The American goldfinch is a small garden bird commonly found in large flocks throughout the US, southern Canada, and central…

What Do Magpies and Their Babies Eat?

Magpies, like other birds of the Corvid family (including crows and ravens), are omnivores and eat a variety of food…

Do Cardinals Eat Pine Cones? (Which birds eat pine cones?)

Cardinals are common backyard birds in North America that gladly come to eat at your bird feeder. They eat smaller…

Do Cardinals Eat Peanuts in the Shell? (Explained!)

Cardinals have a varied diet that includes seeds and nuts such as peanuts. Whereas they prefer unshelled peanuts, they are…

Can Cardinals Eat Acorns? (Answered!)

Northern Cardinals are not particularly picky when it comes to their dietary preferences, however, there are limits to what size…

Bird Fledglings: Everything You Need to Know

If you’ve been outside in springtime, you may have seen young birds that are not quite babies and not quite…

What Do Rainbow Lorikeets Eat in the Wild?

Rainbow lorikeets (Trichoglossus moluccanus), also known in daily jargon as “Loris”, are parrot species that reside in Australia, New Zealand,…