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A female northern cardinal perches on a safflower feeder against a dramatic backdrop of fall color. Photo by Chris Young.

Backyard birding video series: Changing seasons

November 07, 2013 at 01:58 PM

The State Journal-Register

Fall is the time of year when nature’s bounty is on full display.

Crops are being harvested, and wildflowers and grasses have set seed.

Nature’s table is set.

And that’s one reason activity at your bird feeders drops off during the autumn months.

Don’t worry, though.

Once the weather turns cold, the birds will be back.

Check out the latest installment of our Backyard Birding Video Series to learn more about fall bird feeding – and to see some stunning fall foliage.

Videos in the series are intended to be informative and entertaining, and answer some basic questions about backyard bird feeding, identification and observation.

For mobile users that may have trouble seeing the videos, the entire library is compiled into a YouTube playlist at: http://tinyurl.com/sjrbirds.

If you would like to suggest a topic for future videos, e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


Changing seasons

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Featherweight champ

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Hummingbirds fuel up

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Rose-breasted grosbeak
May 16, 2013

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White-throated sparrow
April 19, 2013

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Northern flicker
March 7, 2013

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Screech owls roost together
Feb. 28, 2013

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What’s in a name?
Jan. 10, 2013

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Red-bellied or red-headed woodpecker?
Jan. 3, 2013

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Make every tree a bird feeder
Dec. 27, 2013

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First snowstorm
Dec. 21, 2013

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Goldfinches in winter
Dec. 20, 2013

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Arctic visitor
Dec. 13. 2013

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Red-breasted nuthatch
Dec. 19, 2013

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The feeder follies (filmed entirely with a Midland XTC 300 camera mounted to the feeders)
Dec. 17, 2013

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