Backyard Birding in Hampden

bird·ing (noun) – The observation of birds in their natural habitats as a hobby. [‘behr·dNG]

Birding or bird watching is one of the most relaxing yet exciting hobbies a person can have. Anyone at any age can do it. Especially when you stay in your own backyard. In Hampden there are many types of birds you can draw into your yard.

The most common backyard birds throughout the year in Hampden Massachusetts are these:
Black-capped Chickadee | American Robin | Blue Jay | Northern Cardinal | Song Sparrow | American Crow
Mourning Dove | American Goldfinch | Tufted Titmouse | Downy Woodpecker | House Sparrow | White-breasted Nuthatch | Common Grackle | European Starling | Gray Catbird | Black-capped Chickadee | Blue Jay
American Crow | Northern Cardinal | Dark-eyed Junco | Cedar Waxwing | Chipping Sparrow | Barn Swallow
Eastern Kingbird | White-breasted Nuthatch | Baltimore Oriole | Chimney Swift | Northern Flicker

In order to identify these birds, it’s useful to have a guide book available. The Bird Store and More in Sturbridge, MA has many types of bird books available to help you identify birds that come into your Hampden back yard. Of course, The Bird Store and More carry everything for your backyard birding. Seeds and suet, birdbaths, birdhouses, bat houses, bird feeders, and much more. Visit us on the web or come by to browse our large selection of unique gifts. Our staff can answer all your questions regarding how to draw birds to your yard. 


Visit the Bird Store and More. We are easy to get to from Agawam, Feeding Hills, Fiskdale, Brimfield, Chicopee, East Longmeadow, Hampden, Holland, Holyoke, Longmeadow, Ludlow, Monson, Palmer, Thorndike, Southwick, Springfield, Wales, West Springfield, Westfield, and Wilbraham.