Tag: Birdwatching

The Two Easiest Ways to Attract Hummingbirds

The Two Easiest Ways to Attract Hummingbirds

Attracting hummingbirds to your backyard doesn’t have to be complicated! If you want to enjoy the beautiful sight of these tiny creatures hovering outside, there are two incredibly simple ways […]

BirdCast

BirdCast

Birdwatchers have long had a few hints and tricks on the best days to go birding (preferably on a cloudy day with low barometric pressure sometime near the peak of […]

Kansas Bird Checklists

Kansas Bird Checklists

If you plan on doing any birdwatching in Kansas this Memorial Day weekend, equip yourself with a checklist first. The Kansas Ornithological Society offers free PDF downloads of the following […]

My Kansas

My Kansas

Back in 2011, the Kansas Department of Commerce, Travel and Tourism Division, published a spectacular 160-page collection of best-of-Kansas scenes by the best Kansas photographers. This book, My Kansas: A […]

Green-Winged Teal

Green-Winged Teal

The green-winged teal (Anas crecca) has the distinction of being the smallest dabbling duck in North America. The male has a rather striking color pattern. His head is a rich […]

Garganey

Garganey

Don’t dismiss this drab duck—seeing a Garganey in Kansas is a rare treat.

Northern Pintail

Northern Pintail

The northern pintail (Anas acuta) is both unique and graceful. The male’s head is chocolate-colored, contrasting with his white neck and the white finger that outlines the backside of the […]

Northern Shoveler

Northern Shoveler

The aptly named shoveler boasts an unforgettable appearance.

Cinnamon Teal

Cinnamon Teal

The gaudy male cinnamon teal is sure to delight birdwatchers, while the subtle female is sure to challenge their skill.

Blue-Winged Teal

Blue-Winged Teal

This migratory duck is sure to delight with its unique pattern and aerial acrobatics.