You don't need to travel far to find amazing birds – often, they're right in our backyards.

If you want to encourage feathered visitors on your own property, there are many ways to make your yard, home, or apartment more bird-friendly. Below are some of our favorite resources.


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BIRDSCAPING YOUR YARD

Birdscaping is landscaping for the birds! With thoughtful plant choices (we love varieties that are native to Utah and desert climates), you can make your outdoor spaces – no matter how big or small – better for our feathered friends.


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FEEDING BIRDS

Feeding birds in our own backyards can bring us a lot of joy - but make sure you're doing your best to provide quality sources of nutrition for your backyard visitors! Here are some tips on bird feeding best-practices.


AVOIDING WINDOW COLLISIONS

While bringing birds to our backyards can be incredibly joyful, it's important to make sure you're not introducing them to other risks, including our own windows and buildings. Learn about different ways to avoid window collisions from National Audubon.


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ATTRACTING BREEDING BIRDS

Your backyard can be a great place for a breeding birds to build their nests. Providing nest boxes for birds is a great way to help them raise successful broods.