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Mississippi River Delta Ducks by Gary Kramer

Vanishing Paradise

By Laura Tangley

In the Mississippi River Delta, the National Wildlife Federation and its partners are working to restore critical winter habitat for millions of migratory waterfowl.

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This Issue

Carolina Chickadee by Doug Tallamy

Why Birds Need Native Trees

The Carolina chickadee is giving scientists a model to study the impact of nonnative trees on food available for breeding birds.

Gardening for Birds

Baltimore Oriole by Lynn Cleveland

Urban Renewal

By helping birds, residents of cities and suburbs can contribute to conserving biodiversity.


Dark-eyed Junco by Nancy Brandt

Make Winter Your Top Birding Season

By providing the food, water and shelter birds need, homeowners can enjoy some of their best backyard birding during the cold months.


Common Loon by Sally Stevens

Secret Lives of Loons

The aftermath of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill has spawned one of the first in-depth studies of these iconic birds in their winter habitat.

Habitat Tips

Squirrel_Ali Taylor

Thwarting Backyard Squirrels

Check out our tips for outwitting these clever thieves at your backyard bird feeders.

Bird Photography

Roseate Spoonbills by Sara Lopez

Photo Gallery

A collection of stunning images showing seven bird species that NWF has helped to protect.

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