• Learn more about amazing Blue Jays.
    Quick Facts

    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…

  • Learn more about mockingbirds!

    Aggressive Birds at Feeders

    We recently received this question about mockingbirds: Any ideas on how to stop or deter a bully mockingbird who keeps guard over an entire feeding station and chases off every single bird who gets even remotely…

  • Get your most urgent bird feeding questions answered!

    Top 15 Blog Articles

    In the spirit of new traditions, here are the most popular blog articles from 2015: Why Is This Cardinal Flying Into My Window, Car Mirror or Car Bumper? Deter Squirrels with Hot Pepper! Where Have My…

  • Learn more about the cute chickadee!
    Attract Birds

    Attract Chickadees

    Chickadees are cute, agile and friendly; however, the next time you hear a familiar “chick a dee dee dee,” listen closely because a chickadee’s call can tell you a lot. Biologists have discovered the more “dees” there…

  • Squirrels stay away from your bird feeders when you use squirrel feeders in another part of the yard, like this one.

    Squirrel Diversion Feeders

    Do you remember watching that video of a squirrel with a horse head? Now that was funny. We often get so caught up with keeping squirrels away from our bird feeders that we forget to have…

  • There are six schools named either directly or indirectly after backyard birds.
    Quick Facts

    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…

  • Feed birds' favorites with our Eco-Strong PB & J Feeder.
    Bird Feeding

    Birds Love Peanut Butter

    By the time winter arrives, many birds have migrated south to enjoy warmer weather during these cold, and often snowy, months. When we feed the birds during this critical time of year, we often serve sunflower seeds…

  • The Sky Café is what you need when squirrels fall from above.

    Baffles Stop Squirrels

    There’s nothing worse when bird feeding than setting up food for your beautiful backyard birds and watching marauding squirrels come by and steal it. One of the best known and most effective ways to prevent squirrels from…

  • Learn more about our native Wild Turkeys.
    Quick Facts

    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…

  • Enjoy your birds!
    Winter

    Be Thankful for Your Birds

    As many of you know, Thanksgiving is a time for giving thanks to the things and people we are thankful for in our lives. While this may seem a rather large task to fit into one…