Here is where you will find help for creating gardens and landscapes that attract these popular backyard wildlife friends -- everything from identification tips & photos, to information on the plants they love and why.
National Wildlife Federation website offering detailed information on starting a backyard habitat for birds, and certifying your yard certified as a wildlife habitat. It includes tips for wildlife gardening with kids.
Hummer identification tips, species information, feeders, and best plants for gardens to attract hummers
This website has all the basic information for attracting and identifying hummers to include an extensive plant list for a hummer garden.
A comprehensive and complete site about hummingbirds -- everything from making nectar to bugs they like to eat to nesting and migration.
If you’re looking for ways to get your children, nephews, or grandchildren interested in learning more about hummingbirds, it’s easy to attract them to your own yard for fun family activity.
One of the most comprehensive and easy to use websites you will find about birds, designed for backyard (and other) birders. How to attract birds, what to feed them, an online bird identification guide, photos, a common feeder bird guide, and much more. This website is from the Cornell University Lab of Ornithology.
Basic tips to start birdwatching and to build your own birdhouse.
A web site dedicated to butterflies with photos and general information including butterfly gardening tips.
Articles and tips on butterfly gardening, to include information for the Southwest.
Check the Species List on this site and get information on dragon and damsel flies by state, including photos.