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  • Attract bluebirds!
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    Attract Bluebirds

    Do bluebirds really bring happiness? If that’s true, here are some tips to bring more happiness to your backyard. By now we hope you’ve chosen and installed your new bluebird nest box. If you already have bluebirds, implementing one…

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    Bluebird House Maintenance

    So you have put up the perfect bluebird house. What’s next? Careful monitoring of your nestbox is one of the most important things you can do to help your bluebird family survive; it’s a dangerous world out…

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    Best Place for a Bluebird House

    There are so many factors to consider when you’re looking for a new home–a safe neighborhood, easy access to shopping, and not too close to the neighbors. Bluebird house hunters are looking for the same qualities…

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    Choosing a Bluebird House

    In nature, bluebirds choose to build their nests in cavities in dead trees. Pretty simple. Since we homeowners don’t leave too many dead trees standing in our yards, we’re lucky that bluebirds happily move into man-made bluebird…

  • Watch a mother nurture baby hummingbirds during their first moments!
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    A Mother Hummingbird’s Story

    The video First Flight: A Mother Hummingbird’s Story is a gorgeous glimpse into one bird’s world as she raises her young. And yes, those are clothespins in the first frame–bigger than the nest, that’s right! Hummingbirds can…

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    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…

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    Bluebird Eggs

    Look at the shade of those beautiful bluebird eggs! This photo comes to us from Gathan Graham in Norman, OK. Email us your bird photos at info@duncraft.com and they may be featured on our blog. Gathan just sent us…

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    Just Bear-ly Out of Hibernation

    Early spring until end of summer is bear season in New England. Now that they’re out of hibernation, they’re hungry. So, how do you attract birds, instead of bears, to your yard? Give them food, water,…

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    Help Nesting Birds

    It’s spring and already the chirps of winter birds have changed to songs that attract mates and define territories. Soon the migratory birds will be arriving to join them and beginning their yearly nesting ritual. Back…