Browsing Tag


  • Red-winged Blackbird seen in springtime.

    The Red Badge of Spring

    Spring is coming and I have irrefutable proof; today, I heard my first Red-Winged Blackbird of the season. That gets marked on the calendar, like the first spring peepers, the first lambs born on our farm…

  • Shop the Duncraft Cling-A-Wing at to deter starlings and grackles.

    Starlings & Grackles

    Discouraging Starlings and Grackles An onslaught of starlings and grackles can be very discouraging to the backyard bird feeding enthusiast. They eat us out of house and home and then, to make matters worse, they bully…