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  • Learn why ladybugs are a treasure to have in your backyard!
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    A Gardener’s Best Friends

    Ladybugs are found around the world, in nursery rhymes, folklore, toys, art and windowsills. They’re considered to be good luck charms, and gardeners know just how lucky they can be! Female ladybugs lay tiny eggs on…

  • Learn more about amazing Blue Jays.
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    About Blue Jays

    The other day I was talking to my coworker about Blue Jays and it turns out his brother-in-law attracts a lot of different birds to his yard. And he also seems to live in the perfect…

  • There are six schools named either directly or indirectly after backyard birds.
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    Sports Team Bird Nicknames

    There are 340 colleges and universities in the United States that are full-fledged member institutions of Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the highest level of competition in college sports. One of the larger…

  • Learn more about our native Wild Turkeys.
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    The Great Wild Turkey

    Wild turkeys are a class of their own. Not to be compared with the not-so-bright, domesticated Thanksgiving turkey, our wild turkeys are intelligent, wary birds with intricate courtship rituals and close family structures. The Turkey is our…

  • Celebrate National Penguin Day!
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    National Penguin Day

    January 20th is National Penguin Day and these often flightless birds deserve a day where we appreciate how cute they are, as well as raise awareness for an endangered species. Global warming has added many penguin species to the…

  • Duncraft gift cards are the gift that always fits.
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    Gift Certificates

    Duncraft Gift Cards are the gift that always fits You want your loved one to maintain the complete freedom to buy what they want…but you also want to get them something. Don’t worry! We have your back because…

  • Learn more about the curious behaviors of birds!
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    Backyard Bird Behaviors

    The bird aficionados out there know birds do not simply fly around, eat, and sleep. What the casual birder may not know, however, is that the beautiful birds in your backyard are much busier, more aware…

  • Learn a few quick facts about birds!
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    5 Common Bird Feeding Myths

    There are many untruths associated with birds and bird feeding and they can be extremely persistent, regardless of the actual facts. Being a wild bird feeding business, Duncraft hears them all! One amazing myth that persists…

  • Man looking through binoculars in a bird watching hideout.
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    Birdwatching by Lois W. Stern

    Birdwatching: What a fun, rewarding activity to share with your family and friends! It requires little in the way of advance preparation, and can be done so simply and spontaneously – right in the comfort of…

  • Learn more about the Western Tanager.
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    The Western Tanager

    This beautiful, male Western Tanager would be easy to identify in the field, with it’s red face and striking black and yellow body. The female is a more yellow and gray and lacks the red face.…