Browsing Tag

winter

  • Attract orioles to your yard with grape jelly and oranges.

    Ricky Montgomery’s Suet

    This article contains variations for Paulette’s Super Gourmet Suet Recipe, as originally featured on Ricky Montgomery’s Wildlife page on Facebook – now you can customize your own suet recipe at home and attract more birds to…

  • Attract juncos, or snowbirds, with white millet from duncraft.com.

    Prepping for Winter

    “The great news in backyard birding is that the chickadees are already appearing at local feeders in good numbers!” said Nancy Schofield, a bird feeding specialist at Duncraft. “We can always count on the Dark-eyed Juncos,…

  • Attract birds with suet cakes and shop duncraft.com.

    Feeding Suet in Winter

    “Feed the birds in winter; in return, they will feed your soul with the look of gratitude!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan Suet helps birds survive the icy cold winter months with much-needed calories. During the winter,…

  • Common Redpoll with a patch of red on its head.

    About Redpolls

    Where Did My Redpolls Go? Learn More About the Redpoll’s Erratic Foraging Patterns and Find Out When You May See these Birds Again Redpolls are a beloved backyard bird. An irruptive species, redpolls show up in…

  • Shop the 4700 Duncraft Bluebird Roost with Guard at duncraft.com.

    Instant Shelter for Bluebirds

    Provide Instant Shelter for Your Non-Migrating Bluebirds This Winter with Our Draft-free Bluebird Roost with Weather Protecting Guard, While Your Bluebirds “Sleep in a Heap” Together at the Bottom to Stay Warm and Survive the Night…

  • More about Blue Jays.

    Those “Pesky” Blue Jays

    Love them or hate them, that is the question! I would say the answer is a 50/50 split with our customers. As other birds have migrated out of the area, the Blue Jays make their presence…

  • 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…

  • What you need to know about feeding the birds at the end of summer.

    Feeding Birds at Summer’s End

    This article was contributed by Nancy Schofield. Nancy is a wild bird specialist, who attracts the birds at home and helps our customers attract birds by answering their questions and concerns when they come into the store. She has…

  • Did you know? Wood Frogs sound like ducks.

    Invisible Ducks

    Years ago I was camping in the Adirondacks in mid-April. I had just started birding, so I was thrilled to hear large groups of ducks quacking away in the woods. So off I went, in pursuit…