Browsing Tag

birds

  • Mike Dunn, owner of Duncraft, with his original birdhouses.
    Bird Feeding

    Celebrating 65 Years

    Celebrating 65 Years of Birding Fun at Duncraft! For 65 years, Duncraft has shared the joy of birds with bird enthusiasts of all ages. We’ve been fortunate to help people like you attract birds for the…

  • Squirrel Proof Yellowstone Feeding Station QYS0F08 at Duncraft.com
    Bird Feeding

    Custom Feeding Station

    How to Make a Bird Feeding Station that Rocks! Whether you want to customize your own bird feeding station or improve the one you already have, we’re offering a few tips to help you on your…

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

    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…

  • 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.
    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…

  • 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…

  • Attract waxwings this winter!
    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…

  • Start attracting birds with suet.
    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.…

  • Shop birdhouses and roosting pockets at Duncraft.com.
    Winter

    Roosting Pockets Help Birds

    How do birds keep warm when it’s windy, rainy, cold or snowy? Birds use a lot of energy to keep warm under difficult conditions during the day and night. During the day, birds can constantly forage…