Welcome to Exploringbirds.com

Founded in 2017, Exploringbirds.com is devoted to helping people better understand, interact with, and protect birds. It is the place to be for people who want to learn how to responsibly attract birds to their property, become better birdwatchers, and become better bird photographers.

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Attracting Birds 

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Ever wonder how to attract to a Rose-Breasted Grosbeak to your yard? The Attracting Birds Section provides an overview of the three components needed to attract birds (food, water, shelter). At the bottom of the page there are links to the Attracting Birds by Species profiles. Each profile includes all the different ways (food, water, shelter) to attract a specific species of bird, profiles also include identification tips. Also included in the Attracting Birds Section is the Attracting Birds with Native Plants Page – here you will find over 60 profiles of bird attracting native plants (trees, shrubs, flowers and vines) and what specific birds they attract. 


Exploring Bird Blog

Every week a new post is added to the Exploring Birds Blog – click here for RSS feed.  Two of the most popular posts are: Birdwatching Etiquette and Best Flowers for Attracting Hummingbirds

Bird Photography Tips

The Bird Photography Tips section is perfect for the beginner or novice bird photographer (though many experienced photographers tell us they have learned valuable info too). This section features our Top 10 Bird Photography Tips but also links to pages on topics within the bird photography subject such as lighting, composition, equipment, approaching birds, and the most popular page in this category: DSLR Overview

Birdwatching Tips

The Birdwatching Tips section features 8 must-read tips on birdwatching. Topics covered include: setting birdwatching objectives, site selection, choosing the right date/time, and choosing the right equipment.


The About section features a more detailed explanation of the ExploringBirds Mission. This is also where you will find contact information.


Coming soon


More Profiles

As it stands now most of the birds and native plants featured on Exploringbirds.com are found in the eastern half of the United States. ExploringBirds plans to add profiles featuring birds and native plants from the different regions of the United States and eventually the World.

Bird Photos

The Bird Photos section will feature the most impressive collection of high resolution professional bird photos on the internet, these photos will help visitors with identification and awareness of specific bird species.  

Nature Photos

The Nature Photos section will feature professional photos of bird habitats, non-bird animals, and photos of native plants that will photos will help visitors with identification and awareness of specific native plants species.  

Equipment Reviews

The Equipment Reviews section will feature reviews of birdwatching products. All products provided to ExploringBirds will need to pass rigorous quality testing to get a posted review. Among the product to be reviewed: DSLR Cameras, Binoculars, and Spotting Scopes..

Trusted Partners

ExploringBirds promises to only promote partners who are committed to providing quality service, content, and products to customers - while also being committed to sustainability and conservation. Visitors can rest assured that an ExploringBirds partner is the real deal when it comes to bird-related content and product.