Browsing Tag

birds

  • Read about this eagle scout's project creating an Eastern Bluebird trail!
    Habitat

    Eagle Scout Project

    A few months ago we were contacted by an amazing young man with a well-developed plan for an Eagle Scout Project. We were delighted by the opportunity to participate in his project, and we hope you’ll enjoy…

  • Learn more about bird-inspired sports teams names.
    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…

  • Chickadees and orioles both eat at this Peanut Butter and Jelly 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…

  • Squirrels slip right off the smooth baffle on the Squirrel-Proof Sky Café.
    Solutions

    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…

  • Show your gratitude and feed the birds this Thanksgiving!
    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…

  • Beautiful waxwing eating fruit from a heavily laden berry tree.
    Bird Feeding

    Feed Fruit and Berries

    Many birds, such as catbirds, mockingbirds and robins, eat fruit and berries all summer long, while most other birds have a diet of insects and seeds. But strangely, lots of seed and insect eaters as well, start…

  • Duncraft's Eco-Strong Tail Prop Suet Feeder attracts insect- and suet-loving birds.
    Bird Feeding

    Attract Birds With Suet

    Birds are always eating to satisfy their constant demand for energy–and fat provides the most concentrated source of calories in a bird’s diet. That translates into energy for flying, keeping warm, nesting, raising young and foraging.…

  • Start a brush pile, where birds can hide from prey all year round.
    Winter

    Get Your Yard Winter Ready

    Here are some tips for you when cleaning up your yard for the last time this fall—don’t do it! Just kidding, but creating a pristine lawn with not a weed in sight doesn’t really help the…

  • Black and yellow garden spider on web
    Habitat Solutions

    Spider Web Window Decals

    Spiders are efficient creatures Spiders willingly repair their web when a bird or other animal ends up entrapped. Sometimes spiders will cut loose the animal and focus on re-weaving the severed strands. However, they prefer not to…