Browsing Tag

hummingbird

  • Learn how to make a brush pile for your birds.
    Habitat

    Help Birds with a Brush Pile

    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…

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    Bird Feeding Bird Feeding Solutions

    Stop Leaking Nectar

    Decorative, bottle-style nectar feeders are enchanting additions to our yards and gardens; many of them are truly works of art. Normally they work beautifully, but once in a while we’ll hear about problems with leaking. Besides…

  • Learn how to clean Duncraft Haven feeders.
    Bird Feeding

    Bird Feeding Questions

    How do I clean Selective and Haven Feeders? Our Duncraft Selective and Haven caged feeders are not designed to be taken apart for cleaning. If seed has become compacted within the tube, soaking the feeder in…

  • Bird Feeding Birds

    “The Best” Hummer Feeder

    There’s no perfect substitute for the natural nectar found in flowers that hummingbirds love so much. There is, however, a hummingbird feeder that clearly rises above the rest in approximating the experience of feeding at a…

  • Bird Housing Birds Summer

    Birdhouses in March

    March is here and already some of our winter birds are staking out territories and looking for mates.  Soon, our migrant birds will be returning from their wintering grounds and getting ready for the hectic nesting…

  • Invite hummingbirds to nest nearby and raise their babies!
    Bird Housing

    Invite Nesting Hummingbirds

    So tiny and secretive during nesting season, a hummingbird building a nest and raising chicks is something most people never see. However, Duncraft’s Hummingbird Nester and nesting materials may attract hummingbirds to backyards where all the activity can…

  • Birds Top Ten

    Top 10 Birders’ Questions

    Duncraft has the answers to the most common questions bird lovers have about feeding birds in their yards. Bird feeding is the second most popular hobby in the United States—right behind gardening. Not only the largest…

  • Learn a few quick facts about birds!
    Quick Facts

    5 Common Bird Feeding Myths

    There are many untruths associated with birds and bird feeding and they can be extremely persistent, regardless of the actual facts. Being a wild bird feeding business, Duncraft hears them all! One amazing myth that persists…

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

    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…

  • Birds

    The Texas Hummer Roundup

    Glenn Robertson is one of Duncraft’s photographers and recently sent us this report about his activities with hummingbirds and the Texas Hummingbird Roundup.  We weren’t able to find any other states that have a Roundup like…