Feeding Birds

From bird feeder recommendations to homemade suet recipes, we’re sharing our best bird feeding tips and tricks to help you attract birds to your backyard.

The Best Cardinal Bird Feeders and Birdseed

Cardinals are beloved backyard birds. To attract more redbirds, fill these cardinal bird feeders with their favorite types of birdseed.

The Best-Selling Bird Feeders of 2022

In the market for a new feeder for your backyard birds? Check out the best-selling bird feeders that customers can't...


The Most Musical Songbirds in America

Bird songs are beautiful and melodic. Discover why you should be listening as well as looking for these musical types...


10 Types of Bird Feeders You Need in Your Backyard

You can never have enough feeders. Learn about the types of bird feeders available, and make plans to add a...


What Birds Eat Oranges from Fruit Bird Feeders?

If you're thinking of trying out fruit bird feeders, you'll want to learn what birds eat oranges. Also learn other...

What Do Wrens Eat and How to Attract Them

Discover what wrens' favorite foods are, what they eat in winter and summer and how to attract them to your...


How to Clean Hummingbird Feeders

Backyard birders share their proven tips to keep sugar water safe for their favorite fliers. Learn how to clean hummingbird...

What Do Warblers Eat and How to Attract Them

Find out what do warblers eat? See how to lure orange crowned warblers, yellow throated warblers, Townsend’s warblers and...


Feeding Orioles: What Do Orioles Eat?

Orioles don't eat birdseed. Experts give tips on feeding orioles. Learn what foods orioles eat, and find the best oriole...


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The Only Homemade Hummingbird Nectar Recipe You Need

Wondering how to make hummingbird nectar to fill your feeders? Get the simple DIY recipe for homemade hummingbird nectar.


No Mess Bird Feeders to Keep Your Yard Clean

Experts share what to look for when shopping for no mess bird feeder options to attract birds. Plus check out...

What Do Sparrows Eat and How to Bring Them to Your Yard

Learn what sparrows eat, as well as which seeds and types of bird feeders to offer to attract these cheery...


What Do Woodpeckers Eat? The Best Woodpecker Food

Attract woodpeckers to your yard with the best woodpecker food. Learn what woodpecker eat and the best birdseed and feeders...


The Best Bluebird Feeders and Feeding Tips

Choose a bluebird feeder and follow the best feeding tips from fellow birders to attract more bluebirds to your backyard.


What Do Juncos Eat and How to Attract Them

Flocks of juncos arrive with cold snowy weather. Learn the best foods to offer at feeders and plants to grow...


9 Foods You Should Never Feed to Birds

Can birds eat bread? Not all people foods are safe for birds. Leave these nine foods off the menu to...

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How to Get Rid of Blackbirds and Grackles at Feeders

Are bigger birds bothering your songbirds? Learn how to get rid of grackles, blackbirds, starlings and other undesirable birds at...


Birding Basics: Our Guide to Making Suet for Birds

Say so long to the store-bought stuff and whip up a fresh batch of suet yourself! It's easy (and cheap!)...


10 Foods You Aren’t Feeding Birds Yet

Don’t limit your backyard birds to seeds and sugar water. Keep birds coming back for more by feeding them the...


Switch Up Your Bird Feeding Habits to See New Species

Offer new foods in your backyard, and you'll be surprised what you see! Mix up your bird feeding habits and...


How to Attract Birds in Winter and Spot More Species

Learn how to attract winter birds you want to see with these simple tips. Use these tricks to see more...


5 Foods You Should Feed Birds in Winter

Choose high-energy foods to keep backyard birds well fed during winter. Learn what to feed birds in winter so you...


How to Help Birds in Cold Winter Weather

Don't worry about your backyard birds during frigid winter weather. Learn how to help them by providing food, water and...


Bird Feeder Placement: Where to Hang Bird Feeders

While the type of feeder you select is important, proper bird feeder placement is also part of successful backyard bird...

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Window Bird Feeders Give You Closer Views of Birds

Even if you don't have a big backyard with trees, you can still enjoy attracting and feeding the birds. We...


The 15 Best Bird Feeder Deals on Amazon Right Now

Need a gorgeous new bird feeder? We did the shopping for you! Hurry before these hot bird feeder deals sell...


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Hummingbird Food: Sugar Water for Hummingbirds 101

Learn how to make sugar water for hummingbirds. Get the hummingbird sugar water recipe and ratio to make your own...


How to Choose Sunflower Seeds for Birds

Serve sunflower seeds if you want to attract more birds to your yard. But do you know how to choose...


The Best Blue Jay Bird Feeders for Peanuts

Draw more clever blue jays into your yard by serving birdseed on a tray feeder, or try a blue jay...


The Best Finch Feeders to Serve Thistle Seed

Fill a finch feeder with nyjer thistle seed to attract goldfinches. Add the best finch feeders to your yard to...