Browsing Tag

feathers

  • 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…

  • Attract more birds, like robins, with water.

    Attract More Birds with Water

    Water. Covering more than 70 percent of Earth’s surface, it’s one of the most abundant and most important substances on the planet. Yet when it comes to backyard birds, it’s not always thought of as high…

  • Learn more about the curious behaviors of birds!

    Backyard Bird Behaviors

    The bird aficionados out there know birds do not simply fly around, eat, and sleep. What the casual birder may not know, however, is that the beautiful birds in your backyard are much busier, more aware…

  • 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,…

  • Attract wrens and shop birdhouses at duncraft.com.

    Bird Anatomy

    Not even the most avid backyard birders can, necessarily, lay claim to being a trained ornithologist. This has the potential to lead to a lot of mistaken identities when telling all your friends what kind of birds…

  • 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…

  • 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…

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    Learn About Bird’s Feathers

    Birds are so unique because they’re the only animals on earth with feathers! And what a complicated and intricate thing a feather is! Feathers provide birds with warmth, waterproofing, flight, camouflage and are often used in…