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Bird Feeding

  • Image of two kissing cardinals, during their courtship ritual.

    “Kissing” Cardinals

    First of all, why do two cardinals appear to be “kissing” each other? As much as we would like to believe it’s a sign of affection, this behavior, also known as “mate feeding,” is most likely…

  • Attract orioles to your yard with grape jelly and oranges.

    Ricky Montgomery’s Suet

    This article contains variations for Paulette’s Super Gourmet Suet Recipe, as originally featured on Ricky Montgomery’s Wildlife page on Facebook – now you can customize your own suet recipe at home and attract more birds to…

  • Read this article for Paulette's Super Gourmet Suet Recipe as featured on Ricky Montgomery's Wildlife Facebook Page.

    Paulette’s Gourmet Suet

    This is the exact recipe for Paulette’s Super Gourmet Suet Recipe, as originally featured on Ricky Montgomery’s Wildlife page on Facebook — now you can become popular with the birds, too, by making your own suet at…

  • Try making Eunice Miller’s Homemade Suet Recipe at home.

    Homemade Beef Suet Recipe

    Eunice Miller is one of our Facebook fans and loves feeding the birds. She recently shared her own homemade suet recipe with us, so you can make your own beef suet at home, too. Eunice Miller’s…

  • Pileated Woodpecker at suet feeder Photo by 4cpus 4me on Unsplash.

    Homemade Suet with Nuts

    Today, we’re grateful to share Dianna Valadez Castillo’s homemade suet recipe. Dianna’s recipe has nuts, pecans in this case, and is great for attracting nut-eating birds. Woodpeckers, chickadees and nuthatches all love eating nuts!  When asked about making…

  • Make your own 100% pure suet recipe today.

    Pure Suet Recipe

    “I’ve heard recommendations lately to use 100% suet cakes (instead of suet mixed with seed or nuts) in order to attract more woodpeckers and fewer squirrels,” said Patrick Fetterman, one of our Facebook fans and a…

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    How Much Do Birds Weigh?

    How to Attract the Birds You Want to Your Weight-Sensitive Feeder, While Discouraging Red and Gray Squirrels, Chipmunks and Larger Birds Many weight-sensitive feeders on the market allow you to choose the type of birds you…

  • Try making this peanut butter suet recipe at home.

    Peanut Butter Suet Recipe

    Corky Walts’ Homemade Peanut Butter Suet Recipe This is a vegetarian suet recipe for feeding your birds. Corky Walts is one of our Facebook fans and decided to share her own suet recipe with us. It’s…

  • Attract juncos, or snowbirds, with white millet from duncraft.com.

    Prepping for Winter

    “The great news in backyard birding is that the chickadees are already appearing at local feeders in good numbers!” said Nancy Schofield, a bird feeding specialist at Duncraft. “We can always count on the Dark-eyed Juncos,…