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Happy Spring Migration!

While we’re eagerly awaiting some of our favorite birds to return, we’re keeping an eye on Cornell Lab’s BirdCast.If you’ve ever wondered how many birds are in the air and on the move at any given moment during Spring Migration, BirdCast has some answers for you!

They’re on their way! Check it out!

See for current migration forecast map.
Track Spring Migration in real time and also see BirdCast’s forecasts, like this one: Tonight, at three hours past sunset,  there may be 26 MILLION migrating birds on the wing! Wow! 

How many will stop by your house?

BirdCast gives us more hope than ever that we’ll see some special tourists stopping by our backyard AirBnB this year. If you’d like to increase your chances of sighting them, we do have some tips for you.

HINT: Not all migrants are tempted by your feeders, but ALL migrants are looking for water.

If you don’t have a bird bath, come see us for advice. We have a wide selection with plenty of options to suit your style and budget.  And we mean, options for every budget Don’t miss out on any of the fun during the best birding time of the year.

For more of our best tips, see our resource page “Spring Migration to the Max“. It’s completely devoted to helping you make the most out of Spring Migration this year.

Happy Spring Birding!

Join us on our bi-weekly bird walks. This week: Lake Needwood.  Check our Facebook page for details.

Thank you for continuing to support your birds and for your continuing support of our efforts here at the store.
Debi & Mike Klein and The Backyard Naturalist Team