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Winter

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    Santa’s Workshop for the Birds

    I have a very clear image in my mind of what Santa’s workshop must look like, complete with merry elves and reindeer that drink cocoa while they work and sing. To an imaginative bird, Santa’s workshop…

  • Offer nesting material for spring birds.

    Help Your Birds This Spring

    This cute video was recently brought to our attention that showed an adorable titmouse gleaning soft hairs from a Golden Retriever’s backside–while he continued to sleep! Birds definitely love animal hair as soft lining for their…

  • Learn how to prepare your yard for winter.

    Prepare Your Yard for Winter

    On cold and blustery winter days, it’s sometimes hard to believe that birds can survive out there in the elements. Feeding seeds, suet and providing ice-free water for them helps a lot. But birds usually take…

  • Attract juncos, or snow birds, with millet at duncraft.com.

    Welcome Back Snow Birds

    It’s mid-fall and many of us are noticing that our yards are full of juncos. They’re often called snow birds because their arrival seems to coincide with a recent snowfall, although many of us see the…

  • Help birds survive this winter!

    Help Birds Survive in Winter

    Food is the first thing that comes to mind when we think of ways to help the birds in winter. Birds need lots of calories to stay warm, and we can help by providing high fat…

  • Make sure birds have plenty to drink this winter.

    Offer Ice-Free Water in Winter

    All creatures need water, and birds are no exception. Birds bathe in water to keep their feathers in top flight condition and to help keep parasites at a minimum. Songbirds extract enough water from the fruits,…

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    Roosting Pockets as Shelter

    Roosting Pockets Provide Night-time Shelter for Your Birds with Protection from Wet Weather, Freezing Temperatures and Predators All winter long, a bird’s most difficult task is to continually forage enough food during the day. Most of…

  • Shop holiday bird seed treats at Duncraft.com.

    Decorate a Holiday Bird Tree!

    This year, why not decorate a special Holiday Tree for the birds with bird-edible ornaments and tasty treats? It can be a tree bare of leaves or a beautiful evergreen. Either way, bird trees look festive…