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goldfinches

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    Top 10 Bird Feeding Articles

    Still learning how to attract birds to your yard? Look no further. Here’s the list of our top 10 articles about feeding birds in your yard, as published right here on the Duncraft Wild Bird Blog. To…

  • American Goldfinch at dawn among flowers File Aug 17, 3 19 07 PM

    My Wildlife Garden

    Observing the activity of wildlife in my garden has become a favorite pastime of mine and provides constant pleasure and entertainment regardless of the season. Writing about it inspires special memories! On Mother’s Day last May…

  • Learn where your goldfinches went.

    Where Have My Goldfinches Gone

    We’ve gotten quite a few calls recently from anxious birders who are worried about a lack of goldfinches visiting their Nyjer seed feeders. After all, Nyjer seed makes up by far most of a goldfinch’s diet;…

  • Birdbaths are one of the things in your yard that can help birds year-round.

    Helping Birds in Early Spring

    For some of us, it may not seem like spring is on its way with all the snow we’ve been getting.  But snow or not, mating season is starting and our wild birds need our help…

  • Start attracting goldfinches!

    Facts About Goldfinches

    One of our most colorful birds is the goldfinch. There are three varieties of these birds, the American Goldfinch, Lawrence’s Goldfinch and the Lesser Goldfinch. Male goldfinches are extremely colorful — primarily yellow with striking black…

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    Super Spiral Nyjer Feeder

    Goldfinches prefer eating Nyjer seed, also known as thistle seed. Nyjer is a tiny seed that requires its own feeder, otherwise this seed would fall right through the open feeding ports on your existing tube feeder.…

  • Learn fun facts about goldfinches!

    Goldfinches! Fun Facts

    Of all our backyard birds, the goldfinch is probably one of our favorites — simply because of their sweet personality and the male’s gorgeous, lemony color accented with black. Their color is so distinctive, they’re also…