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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…

  • 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…

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    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…

  • Tips to get ready for winter and care for your birds.

    Get Ready for Winter

    The falling leaves remind us northerners that it’s time to start getting ready for winter bird feeding! Here’s a little checklist to help you prepare for a magical fall and winter of backyard bird watching. Make…

  • Attract butterflies!
    Attract Birds

    Attract Butterflies

    “Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne When you think of the saying, “One man’s…

  • Start attracting hummingbirds!
    Attract Birds

    Attract Hummingbirds

    Whether you’re attracting hummingbirds for the first time or just need a refresher, here’s a quick guide on how to attract hummers to your yard. When you’re attracting a new bird species to your yard, remember it…

  • Care for your hummingbirds with a clean feeder.
    Birds & Health

    Healthy Hummingbird Feeders

    “We can’t emphasize enough how important it is to take feeder maintenance seriously, [as any mold or bacteria can be] risking the health, and possibly the lives, of these jeweled wonders…” — Donald and Lillian Stokes When…

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    3 Magical Hummer Facts

    El zunzun like nectar just as much as joyas voladoras and chupaflor. The hummer, flying jewels, and flower-sucker, respectively, are all nicknames for hummingbirds. They are a gem in the bird world, not just because of…

  • Start attracting orioles!
    Bird Feeding

    Gifts for Feeding Orioles

    You want orioles to come to your yard. But you don’t know how. We’re here to help! Your #1 choice to attract orioles is the Eco-Delight Oriole Feeder because it has a spot for each of…