Browsing Tag

cold

  • Shop birdhouses and roosting pockets at Duncraft.com.

    Roosting Pockets Help Birds

    How do birds keep warm when it’s windy, rainy, cold or snowy? Birds use a lot of energy to keep warm under difficult conditions during the day and night. During the day, birds can constantly forage…

  • Shop roosting pockets at duncraft.com.

    Where Did the Birds Go?

    It seemed like a good idea on Saturday afternoon. The nor’easter was starting to wind down and a romp in the snow sounded like fun. I donned my trusty snowshoes and headed outside. I lurched along,…

  • Being a bird is thirsty work!

    Being a Bird is Thirsty Work!

    Do birds need a source of water in winter? Before you answer that, eat a handful of crackers or pretzels and take a brisk walk outside. How thirsty are you? Aren’t you glad you have an unfrozen source…

  • Learn more about birds during the winter.

    How Birds Cope in the Winter

    It’s a common question among backyard birders – where do the birds that don’t migrate south for the winter sleep during those frigid nights? Not only that, but how on earth do they manage to stay…

  • Read one man's story about when his hummingbird didn't migrate.

    My Hummer Didn’t Migrate

    We recently received another email from a customer, “Mitch,” whose hummingbird hasn’t left his yard. Then another appeared. These are Anna’s hummingbirds and Mitch wanted to know how to keep them alive over the winter if…