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Feeding Birds FAQs
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Unusual Birds Gallery
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Sick Birds Gallery
Find out how to identify birds and download identification tools
Learn how to help birds as they seek out food sources, nesting habitat, protection, and more
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Cornell Lab of Ornithology feeders
Ontario (winter only)
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Graphs of regional population trends and distributions
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Lab scientists analyze the data submitted by FeederWatch participants.
See birds well outside their winter range submitted to Project FeederWatch.
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Bob Vuxinic - firstname.lastname@example.org
Crossville, TN, United States
On September 23, 2015, I was visited by an immature Summer Tanager male in its formative plumage. He made several visits to different feeders during the day, but it was only a one-day visit; he never reappeared on subsequent days. I wish he would return when he grows up in his adult plumage.
Immature male Summer Tanager
I believe this is what I had on my suet feeder last summer. It was such a beautifully colored bird. Is there somewhere I can send the picture I took to verify it ?
You can submit your photo here on the participant photos gallery, or you can send it to email@example.com. We’d be happy to help.
-Holly Faulkner, Project Assistant
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