Recent Blog Posts

  • Best Practices When Feeding a Bird Suet

    May 15, 2017
    Suet is a rich energy source ideal for many birds, especially during migration when birds need more fuel to complete their journeys or in winter when they convert the calories to essential body heat.
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  • Bird Feeding Tips for Fall

    September 15, 2016
    As the last heat wave of summer fades, bird feeders are disappearing from backyards. Most bird lovers assume that as the weather cools and mass migration sweeps in, their beloved winged friends don't need human assistance in finding food; they can forage for it themselves.
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  • How Birds Migrate

    August 17, 2015
    When birds migrate, many of us think of a flock of geese flying South in a V-shaped formation. However, birds migrate for many different reasons in many different ways.
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  • Winter WildBird Feeding 101

    September 1, 2014
    Late fall and winter provide a new set of challenges for our feathered friends. Most of the lush vegetation, full of berries and seeds, has withered away. In addition, most insects are either dead or dormant and the heavy snows will soon bury most natural sources of wild bird food.
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  • How to Prepare For Summer Birds

    June 1, 2014
    Preparing for the best and long awaited backyard wild bird feeding experience possible starts with understanding a wild bird’s seasonal changing feeding habits. • Early Summer: Wild birds have just finished nesting. They aggressively begin searching for food to feed their young.
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  • How to Prepare Wild Birds for Winter

    November 1, 2013
    With fewer daylight hours and longer cold nights, natural food sources needed for energy to keep warm are scarce. Water supplies can be frozen or snow covered.
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