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  • Shop birdhouses and roosting pockets at Duncraft.com.
    Winter

    Roosting Pockets Help Birds

    How do birds keep warm when it’s windy, rainy, cold or snowy? Birds use a lot of energy to keep warm under difficult conditions during the day and night. During the day, birds can constantly forage…

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

    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…

  • Attract bluebirds!
    Attract Birds

    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…

  • Bird Housing

    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…

  • Shop durable, bird-safe birdhouses at Duncraft.com.
    Bird Housing

    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…

  • Shop bluebird houses and more at Duncraft.com
    Bird Housing

    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…

  • Bluebirds are a sign of spring!
    Summer

    Bluebirds — A Sign of Spring

    You may not be thinking about spring right now, but the bluebirds are! They have already started on their northern migration, and they’re looking around for prime real estate. Eastern Bluebirds normally start scouting out their nesting…

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    Tips

    12 Birding Resolutions

    At Duncraft, we like to think of New Year’s resolutions as small steps toward improving ourselves as birders, while improving the lives of our birds. We believe that by working on one resolution a month you’ll…

  • Shop hummingbird feeders at Duncraft.com
    Bird Feeding

    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.
    Solutions

    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…