Browsing Tag

migration

  • Learn more about the Warning Web and your birds.
    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…

  • Prairie Warbler sings its beautiful arching trill of a song.
    Bird Watching Birds Habitat

    Fall Migrating Warblers

    Warblers seem to play Hide-and-Seek Warblers are elusive little birds that are often unnoticed by the average birdwatcher. And they can be difficult to identify because they move so fast, flitting among the underbrush in dense woods.…

  • 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…

  • What you need to know about feeding the birds at the end of summer.
    Bird Feeding

    Feeding Birds at Summer’s End

    This article was contributed by Nancy Schofield. Nancy is a wild bird specialist, who attracts the birds at home and helps our customers attract birds by answering their questions and concerns when they come into the store. She has…

  • A cedar waxwing eats ripe berries out of a serviceberry tree on a spring evening in Central Illinois. Cedar Waxwings travel in small flocks searching for food.
    Bird Feeding

    Feed Fruit-Eating Birds

    Birds will eat your leftovers. Even if the fruit is too old for you to eat, birds will enjoy the treat. The sugars give them much-needed energy throughout the year and the juices provide a soothing…

  • Read one woman's story about starting to feed the birds.
    Bird Feeding

    My First Bird Feeder

    I bought my first bird feeder this weekend! The second I put it up, I looked around, expectantly. Where are all the birds? I experienced what most beginning birders must feel: a sense of awe mixed…

  • Bird Feeding Birds

    Keep Nectar from Freezing

    What do you do when you are faced with freezing temperatures and hummingbirds at the same time? Here in the Snow Belt, fall migration can begin as early as August and continue through October and sometimes…

  • 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…