• Orchard Mason Bee pollinating a flower.

    Benefits of Mason Bees

    “For bees, the flower is the fountain of life. For flowers, the bee is the messenger of love.” — Kahlil Gibran Honeybees are considered “pollen gatherers.” A different type of species and native to North America,…

  • Bee perched on a flower.

    The Life of the Mason Bee

    “Collaboration is the essence of life. The wind, bees and flowers work together, to spread the pollen.” ― Amit Ray The life of the solitary Mason Bee is relatively short-lived. “Solitary bees generally live for about…

  • Hummingbird feeding from red feeding ports.

    Hummingbird Nectar Recipe

    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…

  • Photo by Sarah Livingston Schlicht.

    Tilt-Top Feeder for 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.

    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.

    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-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.

    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.

    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…