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nesting

  • Discover why bluebirds "thwap" against your window during springtime.

    Unusual Bluebird Behavior

    Why is this bluebird flying back and forth and “thwapping” against my window? Learn about this seemingly unusual bluebird behavior and why it’s happening. Kim Canning Smith recently shared the following two bluebird videos with us…

  • Shop the 4481 Bird-Safe® Bluebird House & Pole with Noel Guard only at duncraft.com.

    Bird-Safe® Bluebird House

    Protect Your Bluebirds from Cats, Raccoons and Squirrels with our Bird-Safe® Bluebird House and Pole with Sharp-edged Noel Guard—Proven to Prevent Critters from Reaching into the Nesting Area, So Your Bluebirds are Safe! As you can…

  • While cowbirds are not common in New England, you can learn how to deter these birds.

    Learn About Cowbirds

    We recently heard from a customer who was concerned about cowbirds disrupting her nesting birds. So we put together an informative article to help you know what to look for, as well as a few tips…

  • Shop eco-friendly birdhouses at Duncraft.com.

    When to Set Up Birdhouses

    There’s much more to birding than simply staking a feeder into the ground or hanging a bird house on a tree. A great deal of thought and planning can go into the placement of the feeder…

  • Shop Hummingbird Houses at duncraft.com.

    Hummingbird House

    How do you get a hummingbird to nest in your yard? Most of the time, hummingbirds nest in secluded bushes or trees and unless you’re in the right place at the right time, your chances of…

  • Shop Duncraft.com for window decals to prevent birds from flying into mirrors.

    Birds Attack…Themselves

    Here’s What Happens When Birds Attack!…Themselves Accidental bird strikes on windows are a fairly familiar occurrence. What’s not quite so well-known, however, is a bird fighting what it considers to be a rival but is really…

  • Read one person's story about cowbirds in their yard.

    What We Learned

    Last spring I received an interesting email from one of our customers, accompanied by a photograph.  The photo showed a Dark-eyed Junco feeding what appeared to be a rather large baby while perched in a shrub. Our…

  • Discover why woodpeckers drum on trees and metal!

    Drumming Woodpeckers

    Woodpeckers peck for lots of reasons — to find mates and deter competitors, to drill out nesting cavities and to find food. If you listen closely, you can tell what your woodpeckers are up to just by…

  • Here's what to do when you find a baby bird on the ground.

    You’ve Found a Baby Bird

    Now that nesting season is upon us, it’s not unusual for our customer service team to get phone calls from customers saying that they have found a baby bird on the ground, and asking what they can…