Browsing Tag

fall

  • The Birds are So Quiet

    The birds are so quiet right now. We’re approaching the end of summer and we keep getting calls from people wondering, Is it still okay to feed the birds, even though everything’s quiet and I’m not seeing…

  • Learn more about when orioles migrate and what they do to prepare.

    About Migrating Orioles

    In this article, we’re going to learn about when orioles migrate and how we can help. When do orioles migrate? How can I help orioles prepare for fall migration? When will orioles arrive in the spring?…

  • Learn how to make a brush pile for your birds.

    Help Birds with a Brush Pile

    Here are some tips for you when cleaning up your yard for the last time this fall. Leave a brush pile for your birds. Creating a pristine lawn with not a weed in sight doesn’t really…

  • Shop hummingbird feeders at Duncraft.com

    Keep Nectar from Freezing

    What do you do when you are faced with freezing temperatures and hummingbirds at the same time? Here in the Snow Belt, fall migration can begin as early as August and continue through October and sometimes…

  • Tips to get ready for winter and care for your birds.

    Get Ready for Winter

    The falling leaves remind us northerners that it’s time to start getting ready for winter bird feeding! Here’s a little checklist to help you prepare for a magical fall and winter of backyard bird watching. Make…

  • A Clear and Present Danger

    Birds are amazing creatures. They can navigate thousand mile migrations, build intricate nests, and fill our treetops with heart lifting song. There’s one problem, though—birds just don’t understand windows. Glass is simply invisible to birds, and…

  • Blue Jay perched on a branch.

    Why Feed Birds in Autumn?

    Many people don’t feed the birds in summer, reasoning that wild birds have lots of natural foods at this time of year. There is nothing wrong with that reasoning. Usually people feed birds in summer simply…

  • Learn more about bird migration.

    The Autumn Migration of Birds

    Each fall, some of our favorite backyard birds leave to go south for the winter because of autumn migration. After spending the summer in North America – during which they’ve bred a new generation – they begin…