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Bird's-Eye View
Our flagship newsletter, Bird's-Eye View, is a colorful look at seasonal topics, tips for improving your backyard bird habitat, and profiles of backyard birds. Our Bird's-Eye View archive is provided here in a low-res PDF format.

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Bird's Eye View


May/June 2015 Pdf

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Fall 2010 Pdf

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Spring 2010 Pdf

Guest Authors
Jim Gilbert is a home-grown Minnesota naturalist. He's well-known throughout the state and shares his extensive experience and knowledge via speaking events, radio shows and newspaper columns. We publish his phenology bi-monthly and it’s available here or as a handout in our stores.  Jim's Phenology

Al Batt is humorist, writer and lover of all things natural. He is, of course, Lutheran and lives in southern Minnesota. He was named Birder of the Year by Wild Bird Magazine and even authors several nationally-syndicated comic strips. His insights on nature are heart-warming and humorous and never fail to make one pause to consider the wonder of the world around us.  Al's Musings

Misc. Topics of Interest to Backyard Bird Feeders

Help! I found a baby bird. What now?
Those Darn Squirrels
(PDF on how to use baffles,feeders and seed choices to deter squirrels, along with info on local squirrels)

Take the Chickadee Quiz!
View our Tips on How to Attract Birds from KARE11
Talking Turkey

Bird Trivia Quiz