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

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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 Watching Birds Categories Habitat

    My Wildlife Garden

    Observing the activity of wildlife in my garden has become a favorite pastime of mine and provides constant pleasure and entertainment regardless of the season. Writing about it inspires special memories! On Mother’s Day last May…

  • Become a better birder this year by trying one of these tips.
    Birds & Health

    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…

  • 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…

  • Birds

    Attract Bats

    Bats eat the same insects that would otherwise interrupt your backyard birding pleasure. Therefore, they are the best friend of the backyard birder. Not only do they eat their body weight in insects, approximately 600 or…

  • 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…