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  • Learn where your goldfinches went.
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    My Goldfinches Disappeared

    We’ve gotten quite a few calls recently from anxious birders who are worried about a lack of goldfinches visiting their Nyjer seed feeders. After all, Nyjer seed makes up by far most of a goldfinch’s diet;…

  • Birds

    Your Favorite Food to Feed

    Attract even more birds with tips from the experts.  Here’s what customers are saying about:  What is your favorite wild bird food to serve and why? I love Safflower seeds because the Cardinals, Pine Siskins, House…

  • Bird Watching Birds Nature

    Backyard Bird Behaviors

    The bird aficionados out there will know that birds do not simply fly around, eat, and sleep. What the casual birder may not know, however, is that the beautiful birds in your backyard are much busier,…

  • 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…

  • Bird Feeding Birds

    E. George Strasser and Nyjer

    We recently discovered something very interesting about one of Duncraft’s customers and very active Facebook Fan, Mr. E. George Strasser.  How does Mr. Strasser come to be mentioned in an article about Nyjer seed?  Read on…it’s…

  • Bird Feeding Birds

    Garden-friendly Bird Feeding

    If you feed the birds you already know that some bird seed can germinate amazingly fast. Black oil sunflower seeds, a favorite of back yard birds, can sprout even when they’ve become just a little damp.…

  • Bird Feeding

    Start Bird Feeding

    Bird feeding is a hobby enjoyed by over 48 million Americans!  And there’s little wonder why.  Bird feeding is relaxing and exciting at the same time. You can watch the birds from inside or outside. You…

  • Bird Feeding Solutions

    Convenient Seed Blocks

    Mike Dunn, owner of Duncraft, says it best about the broad line of seed blocks made by Duncraft: “In my over 30 years in the ‘bird’ business, I can’t remember when I had as much fun…