Browsing Tag

Duncraft

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • Fun facts about squirrels!
    Solutions

    Squirrel Facts

    People watch and feed squirrels almost as much as they do the birds! Whether you think squirrels are adorable little fur balls or think of them as “tree rats,” squirrels are extremely interesting animals! Here are a…

  • Birds fly south for migration over a dusky orange fall sunset.
    Birds

    Fall Migration

    It’s hard to believe summer is almost over! Already birds have been preparing for fall migration, when thousands of birds take to the air for their epic journeys to Mexico, Central and South America. For weeks…

  • The colorful blooming ranunculus flower with birds flying above.
    Bird Watching Birds Nature

    Birds and Weather Predictions

    Meteorology is no simple task Meteorology is a notoriously tricky business, as anybody who has ever had to restrain themselves from cursing out the weatherman for yet another blown weather report can attest. But long before…