Become the hummingbird whisperer with HUM-Button™ mini hummingbird feeders. You can take these mini buttons anywhere to share the love and magic of hummingbirds. Now you can safely cross “Feed hummingbirds from the palm of my hand” off your Bucket List. Click here for more information.

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New Bird Photo ID App

June 29, 2015

Using the Merlin Bird ID app, you can identify a bird in three steps. Right now, they’re working on a new feature where you can upload a photo you took and identify the bird. This is a much more personalized approach to bird watching, using the convenience of technology. Once the Merlin Bird Photo ID works reliably with smartphones, […]

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Birders Flock to Duncraft for Bird Food and Feeders | An Interview with New Hampshire Homes

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We were recently featured in an article called, “Birders Flock to Duncraft for Bird Food and Feeders.” Check out some of what New Hampshire Homes has to offer for Concord, NH Real Estate.

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Stop the Drips: Keep Your Nectar Feeders from Leaking

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Decorative, bottle-style nectar feeders are enchanting additions to our yards and gardens; many of them are truly works of art. Normally they work beautifully, but once in a while we’ll hear about problems with leaking. Besides the obvious waste and sticky puddle, the spilled nectar can attract bees, wasps, and ants to your feeding area. […]

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Make This the Best Mother’s Day Ever

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Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10th. That’s right, it’s almost here. For a lot of people, hummingbirds are synonymous with happiness. The way their agile little bodies stay in constant motion is incredible. But let’s be honest, who wouldn’t smile every time they see a hummingbird? I know I do, but I can’t help it. […]

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Invisible Ducks

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Years ago I was camping in the Adirondacks in mid-April. I had just started birding, so I was thrilled to hear large groups of ducks quacking away in the woods. So off I went, in pursuit of the ducks. I found the ponds . . . I found the quacking . . . but not […]

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The Bobolink Project

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Take a walk in a sunny, open field in the northeast in mid-summer and if you’re very lucky, you might see a Bobolink. You really need that luck, because Bobolink populations have been declining for the past century, with a 75% decline just in the last 40 years. Whether you call them Bobolinks, white-winged blackbirds, butter […]

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Attracting Bluebirds to Your Yard

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Do bluebirds really bring happiness? If that’s true, here are some tips to bring more happiness to your backyard. By now we hope you’ve chosen and installed your new bluebird nest box. If you already have bluebirds, implementing one or more of the following suggestions will provide some extra support. If you’re still hoping to attract them, these […]

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Spring Catalog Arriving in Mailboxes This Week

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Look for your new spring catalog this week, featuring a beautiful Painted Bunting. Our exclusive catalog features everything–from the best cardinal feeder to the best bird seed blends and more. We know what you’re up against as a backyard birder with weather that just won’t cooperate, which is why we carry the strongest hooks on the market that can hold your […]

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The Care and Maintenance of Bluebird Houses

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So you have put up the perfect bluebird house. What’s next? Careful monitoring of your nestbox is one of the most important things you can do to help your bluebird family survive; it’s a dangerous world out there! Believe it or not, the bluebirds are very tolerant of us, as long as we keep the visits […]

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