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woodpeckers

  • Pileated Woodpecker at suet feeder Photo by 4cpus 4me on Unsplash.

    Homemade Suet with Nuts

    Today, we’re grateful to share Dianna Valadez Castillo’s homemade suet recipe. Dianna’s recipe has nuts, pecans in this case, and is great for attracting nut-eating birds. Woodpeckers, chickadees and nuthatches all love eating nuts!  When asked about making…

  • Shop Duncraft.com to attract woodpeckers--away from your house.

    Woodpeckers…HELP!

    Woodpeckers are Pecking at My House…HELP! Rat-a-tat-tat-tat-tat-tat. No, that tapping sound is not a small child walking around banging on the outside of your house with his toy drumsticks, nor is it a wayward construction worker…

  • Pileated Woodpeckers being fed!

    Babies Being Fed

    Our jaw dropped in awe when we saw the video, included below, of not only one…but three Pileated Woodpeckers. All in the same place at the same time! These birds almost look like dinosaurs because they…

  • Stop Leaking Nectar

    Decorative, bottle-style nectar feeders are enchanting additions to our yards and gardens; many of them are truly works of art. Normally they work beautifully, but once in a while we’ll hear about problems with leaking. Besides…

  • Shop Duncraft.com for window feeders.

    Why Window Feeders

    Did you know? Window feeders are a safe, preventative solution for window strikes. Since the feeder is within two feet of the window, birds have a better understanding of the window and its reflection, so they are a lot…

  • Discover different ways to feed suet.

    Ways to Feed Suet in Winter

    Suet is probably the most important food you can offer your birds in winter. As we all know by now, birds need quality, high-calorie food all year long. In summer when food is abundant, birds also…

  • Read this snippet about beloved Red-bellied Woodpeckers.

    The Red-bellied Woodpecker

    The Red-bellied Woodpecker has to be one of my favorite birds!  I have been lucky enough to have one at my feeders in the winter, even though New Hampshire is on the outskirts of this bird’s…

  • Learn more about woodpeckers.

    Enjoy Woodpeckers

    What a variety of woodpeckers there are — twenty three species are found in various parts of the U.S.! Woodpeckers are considered a “core” species and are important to other birds, such as chickadees, titmice and…

  • 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…