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  • Attract bluebirds!

    Attract Bluebirds

    Do bluebirds really bring happiness? If that’s true, here are some tips to bring more happiness to your backyard. By now we hope you’ve chosen and installed your new bluebird nest box. If you already have bluebirds, implementing one…

  • Shop the WSB Duncraft Eastern Bluebird House at duncraft.com.

    Best Place for a Bluebird House

    There are so many factors to consider when you’re looking for a new home–a safe neighborhood, easy access to shopping, and not too close to the neighbors. Bluebird house hunters are looking for the same qualities…

  • Shop bat houses at Duncraft.com

    Attract Bats

    Bats eat the same insects that would otherwise interrupt your backyard birding pleasure. Therefore, they are the best friend of the backyard birder. Not only do they eat their body weight in insects, approximately 600 or…

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    Help Nesting Birds

    It’s spring and already the chirps of winter birds have changed to songs that attract mates and define territories. Soon the migratory birds will be arriving to join them and beginning their yearly nesting ritual. Backyard…

  • Attract friendly Purple Martins to your backyard. Shop duncraft.com.

    The Purple Martin

    If you see plastic gourds hung up in backyards, odds are they’ve been erected for Purple Martins to use as nesting locations. But what you might not have known is the practice of doing so dates…

  • Attract bluebirds with the 4343 Duncraft Mealworm Delight Feeder and shop duncraft.com.

    Offer Birds Insect Snacks

    All summer, both insect- and seed-eating birds eat enormous amounts of insects for the high level of protein they provide. Some birds such as grosbeaks, tanagers and many warblers eat caterpillars and insects at the top…

  • Learn more about feeding fruit and nuts to your birds.

    Feeding Fruit and Nuts

    In summer birds use most of their energy foraging for food and nesting. Food is plentiful and birds have a wide variety of fruits, berries, seeds, insects and nuts to choose from as well as the…

  • Learn why you're seeing so many finches this winter.

    Irruptive Winter Finches

    You may think that now our summer birds have migrated south, you won’t be seeing any new birds this winter. Think again! You might be treated to a visit by Red or White-winged Crossbills, Pine Siskins,…

  • Become a better birder this year by trying one of these tips.

    Attract Cardinals

    Learn How to Attract Cardinals to Your Yard Cardinals are a welcome sight for northerners, there is seldom a more welcome sight on a blustery winter day than the flashy red male cardinal and his attractive mate.…