Bird Feeding

    Hummingbird Nectar Recipe

    Hummingbird feeding from red feeding ports.

    Attract hummingbirds and make your own nectar at home. Buying hummingbird nectar from the store can be convenient, yet making your own nectar from scratch is easy.  Make Your Own Hummingbird Nectar Homemade hummingbird nectar contains only two ingredients: sugar and water. This simple recipe has proven itself time and again to attract hummingbirds, without any additives. The final result produces clear nectar and there’s no need for red dye (read more about this below). “The color on your feeder…

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  • Photo by Sarah Livingston Schlicht.
    Bird Feeding

    Tilt-Top Feeder Attracts Cardinals

    Our popular Tilt-Top Feeder has been a customer favorite for over 35 years. Attract cardinals with black oil sunflower seed or safflower seed—and send squirrels sliding safely towards the ground. The instant a squirrel lands on…

  • Shop the 4306 Eco-Jelly Oriole Feeder at duncraft.com.
    Bird Feeding

    On Feeding Grape Jelly

    When orioles return from the tropics in the springtime, offer grape jelly as a sweet treat to provide them with high-energy for building their nest and preparing for breeding season—jelly is essential when the insects and…

  • Shop the 2758 Super Songbird Mirrored Feeder at duncraft.com.
    Bird Feeding

    How to Install Window Film

    Our mirrored window film prevents birds from flying away from your window feeder. Birds can’t sense movement on the other side of the window, so you can watch them feed up close. How to Install Window Feeders…

  • Shop the 4481 Bird-Safe® Bluebird House & Pole with Noel Guard only at duncraft.com.
    Bird Housing

    Bird-Safe® Bluebird House

    Protect Your Bluebirds from Cats, Raccoons and Squirrels with our Bird-Safe® Bluebird House and Pole with Sharp-edged Noel Guard—Proven to Prevent Critters from Reaching into the Nesting Area, So Your Bluebirds are Safe! As you can…

  • Attract Flickers to your feeder with suet.
    Bird Feeding

    The Flicker’s “Valentine”

    This fun photo was posted on our Facebook wall by our fan Tina Abell. “A daily visitor at my suet feeder…wearing a valentine,” Tina wrote in the caption. The patch of red on the back of…

  • Bluebird by John C. Gill photography.
    Winter

    So many bluebirds!

    Why Are There So Many Bluebirds at My Feeder, Even Though I’ve Never Seen Them Before in Winter? Learn How to Help Your Non-migrating Bluebirds in Freezing Temperatures with Tips from Our Bird Feeding Enthusiast and…

  • Common Redpoll with a patch of red on its head.
    Birds

    About Redpolls

    Where Did My Redpolls Go? Learn More About the Redpoll’s Erratic Foraging Patterns and Find Out When You May See these Birds Again Redpolls are a beloved backyard bird. An irruptive species, redpolls show up in…

  • Photograph of a crossbill in the wintertime.
    Birds

    About Crossbills

    Like their name, crossbills have a crossed bill, almost like a pair of twisted scissors. “Crossbills are finches whose beaks, as their name suggests, cross at the tip. This seeming malformation is actually a wonderful adaptation…

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    Bird Housing

    Instant Shelter for Bluebirds

    Provide Instant Shelter for Your Non-Migrating Bluebirds This Winter with Our Draft-free Bluebird Roost with Weather Protecting Guard, While Your Bluebirds “Sleep in a Heap” Together at the Bottom to Stay Warm and Survive the Night…