Recent Blog Posts

  • Winter Birds to Watch for and How to Attract Them

    November 1, 2017
    You may not be able to go out birding as often as you'd like in freezing temperatures and stormy days, but when these winter birds regularly visit your backyard, you may find that winter is your best birding season.
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  • Bird Migration Schedule

    September 1, 2017
    Whether you enjoy feathered visitors to your yard or feeding station or you regularly travel to wildlife refuges and nature preserves to see a wider variety of species, migration is always an exciting time to see birds.
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  • How Birds Survive Winter – And How We Can Help

    December 1, 2016
    Falling temperatures, less food, severe storms and hungry predators all make winter a harsh season for birds, but our feathered friends have many tricks to survive even the worst winter.
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  • Learning About Different Bird Seeds

    May 1, 2016
    There are many different types of birdseed, but which is best for your birds and feeders? Understanding the different options and which birds prefer them can help you choose just the right treats for your backyard buffet.
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  • Winter Care Tips for Wild Birds

    January 1, 2016
    Winter time can present a battle for survival for wild birds. Their endless quest for food begins at dawn and continues until dusk. They spend their days searching for enough sustenance to store enough energy to endure cold winter nights.
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  • Getting Wild Birds Ready for Winter

    October 1, 2015
    Wild Birds are well equipped for changing seasons, not only by migrating south but also by getting heavier, warmer plumage, eating a winter-friendly diet, and gathering in groups to share the hard work of finding food and shelter when those resources are scarce.
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  • Tips on Identifying Wild Birds

    September 1, 2015
    There are approximately 10,000 bird species in the world – so how can you know which birds you see?
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  • Safe Feeding Options for Wild Birds

    August 1, 2015
    For some feeding wild birds is more than just a hobby, it’s therapeutic. Birds are beautiful creatures with wonderful voices. They cannot only bring color to your life but peacefulness as well.
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  • Keeping Wild Birds Cool in the Summer

    June 1, 2015
    Although wild birds have many ways to keep themselves cool, as a wild bird enthusiast you can help them avoid becoming overheated. • Provide a Water Source: Provide a bird bath with clean fresh water, and no more than a couple of inches of water in the bath for bathing.
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  • How Different Bird Feeders Attract Different Birds

    December 1, 2013
    Different birds have different feeding styles and preferences. Knowing the specific types of birds you wish to attract will assist in getting the right kinds of feeders to attract the desired types. To attract the greatest variety, it’s best to provide several different feeder types.
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