Balcony birdwatching is a rewarding hobby, and it gives you an excuse to stare out the window at your balcony garden. Wild birds will eventually become so used to you that they will learn your habits and wait for you to fill up the birdfeeder. Some may be brave enough to feed or hang out on the balcony while you’re working in on your garden's container plants.
Enjoy these 10 photos of adorable wild birds that you may see at your balcony birdfeeder!
In addition to a birdfeeder, set out a birdbath in your balcony garden to attract wild birds. Photo by Andrea O'Connell.
Northern cardinal males sing loudly to claim their territories. Photo by Derek Bakken.
When feeding hummingbirds, provide a red feeder - don't color the nectar red with food coloring. Photo by Scazon.
The house finch will probably be the first bird species that shows up at your birdfeeder. Photo by Dolan.
The downey woodpecker and other woodpeckers will eat from suet feeders. Photo by Tricia McKinney.
The rose-breasted grosbeak can be found in the northeastern United States in winter. Photo by Patrick Ashley.
The white-crowned sparrow can stay awake for up to two weeks straight during migration. Photo by Mike Baird.
The red-breasted nuthatch can be found in the northern United States and Canada. Photo by Robert Taylor.
Different bird species may fight at your birdfeeders. Shown here are pine siskens and dark-eyed juncos. Photo by Tyler Karaszewski.
American robins are common urban areas. Photo by Steven Depolo.