Browsing Tag

R. Brune

  • Learn more about the cute chickadee!

    Attract Chickadees

    Follow These Tips to Attract Chickadees to Your Yard Chickadees are cute, agile and friendly; however, the next time you hear a familiar “chick a dee dee dee,” listen closely because a chickadee’s call can tell you…

  • Learn more about our native Wild Turkeys.

    The Great Wild Turkey

    Wild turkeys are a class of their own. Not to be compared with the not-so-bright, domesticated Thanksgiving turkey, our wild turkeys are intelligent, wary birds with intricate courtship rituals and close family structures. The Turkey is our…

  • Attract waxwings this winter!

    Feed Fruit and Berries

    Many birds, such as catbirds, mockingbirds and robins, eat fruit and berries all summer long, while most other birds have a diet of insects and seeds. But strangely, lots of seed and insect eaters as well, start…

  • Protect your birds from cats.

    Discourage Predators

    Wild birds, especially those at our feeders, are subject to many types of predators. Read the following tips and learn how to protect your wild birds against predators, including cats, hawks, raccoons, snakes and squirrels. Perhaps one of the biggest…

  • Start attracting birds with suet.

    Attract Birds With Suet

    Birds are always eating to satisfy their constant demand for energy–and fat provides the most concentrated source of calories in a bird’s diet. That translates into energy for flying, keeping warm, nesting, raising young and foraging.…

  • Shop birdhouses and roosting pockets at Duncraft.com.

    Roosting Pockets Help Birds

    How do birds keep warm when it’s windy, rainy, cold or snowy? Birds use a lot of energy to keep warm under difficult conditions during the day and night. During the day, birds can constantly forage…

  • 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 the 1555 Duncraft Convertible Roost House at duncraft.com.

    Convert Your Nesting Box

    Winter roosting boxes are essential to help birds survive cold weather. Cold winter wind saps energy and warmth from birds, especially at night. Birds are able to lower their body temperature to conserve calories at night,…

  • Shop Duncraft.com and attract the Pileated Woodpecker.

    The Pileated Woodpecker

    The Cornell Lab of Ornithology describes the Pileated Woodpecker as “nearly as large as a crow…” Wow, if you’ve ever seen one of these birds, they look way bigger than a crow! So, I had to…