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  • Bird Feeding Birds

    Offer Birds Insect Snacks

    All summer, both insect and seed-eating birds eat enormous amounts of insects for the high level of protein they provide.  Some birds such as grosbeaks, tanagers and many warblers eat caterpillars and insects at the top…

  • Read one man's story about when his hummingbird didn't migrate.

    My Hummer Didn’t Migrate

    We recently received another email from a customer, “Mitch,” whose hummingbird hasn’t left his yard. Then another appeared. These are Anna’s hummingbirds and Mitch wanted to know how to keep them alive over the winter if…

  • Encourage cardinals to nest nearby with a nesting shelf!
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    Nesting Shelves for Cardinals

    As wild birds’ habitat dwindles and becomes fragmented, more and more people are trying to provide a backyard oasis for them. Besides food and water, many people also have at least one, if not several bird…

  • Birds Habitat

    Roosting Boxes for Birds

    Roosting boxes are an important, all-season addition to backyard habitats–and something that’s easy to install in your yard.  Roosting boxes protect birds from frigid winter conditions, driving rain and windy nights by offering shelter that they…

  • Learn more about feeding fruit and nuts to your birds.
    Bird Feeding

    Feeding Fruit and Nuts

    In summer birds use most of their energy foraging for food and nesting. Food is plentiful and birds have a wide variety of fruits, berries, seeds, insects and nuts to choose from as well as the…