Bird Feeding

    The Flicker’s “Valentine”

    Attract Flickers to your feeder with suet.

    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 the neck is not only a “valentine,” as Tina pointed out. The red spot further identifies the bird. This woodpecker is one-of-a-kind. The polka dot pattern on the breast makes it easy to identify the flicker. There are two types of flickers, including the…

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  • 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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    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…

  • Shop the 4373 Bluebird House & Wren Shield at duncraft.com.

    Discourage House Wrens

    Our Bluebird House with Wren Shield Features an Adjustable Flap to Block the Entrance and Prevents House Wrens from Entering with Easy Entry for Your Bluebirds and Protection for Your Nesting Birds With a bluebird house…

  • Photo by Ray Hennessy on Unsplash.com.
    Top Ten

    10 Gifts for Bird Lovers

    Our 10 Top Selling Practical Bird Products for the Holiday Season With the temperatures dropping and natural food sources becoming scarce, we’re preparing our backyards to attract birds this winter. Once temps reach below freezing, your…

  • Eagle Scout Project Photo by Chase Kimball

    Eagle Scout Project: Bird Walk

    We recently received this email from Chase Kimball, updating us about his Eagle Scout Project. Thank you for sharing, Chase, we’re proud of you. Dear Duncraft, I was in contact with one of your representatives a…

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    Bird Feeding

    Homemade Bird Bread

    We’ve all heard that birds aren’t supposed to eat bread, but it’s different when you make it from scratch with bird seed and other nutrient-rich ingredients. There’s a difference between the bread we make for ourselves…

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    Habitat

    Weeds…Good for Birds?

    Weeds are commonly thought of as more or less the bane of gardeners’ existence. They crowd out the plants you want to see, steal vital food and water from those plants, and take much time and…