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.

13 Questions About Hummingbird Feeders Answered by Experts

Get the answers to everything you've wondered about your hummingbird feeders, like what to put in a hummingbird feeder and the best feeders to use.

10 Types of Bird Feeders You Need in Your Backyard

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


Your Essential Guide to Hummingbird Food

Quick! Fill your feeders with hummingbird food for the best chance to attract these amazing birds. Learn how to make...


What Can Birds Eat From the Kitchen?

Wondering what birds can eat? Attract birds with occasional treats that you have stocked in the kitchen. Offer peanut butter,...


Orioles Can’t Resist This Oriole Nectar Recipe

This oriole nectar recipe combines several of orioles' favorite foods such as oranges and grape jelly. Try it in your...

How to Feed Orioles: What Do Orioles Eat?

Orioles don't eat birdseed. Experts answer how to feed orioles and what do orioles eat to help birders bring more...


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...

Top 12 Tips to Attract Birds to Your Feeders

Want to feed more bird species in your backyard? Follow these tried-and-true ways to learn how to attract birds to...


How to Attract More Goldfinches to Your Backyard

Get tips on how to attract goldfinches to your backyard. Learn what goldfinches eat from feeders and what flowers to...


What Foods Can You Feed to Ducks?

Although many people feed bread to ducks, it's better to consider more nutritious food options. Learn what to feed ducks.


The Best Squirrel-Proof Bird Feeders and 12 Tips That Work

Let's be honest: there's no such thing as completely squirrel-proof bird feeders. But you can cut down on squirrels' visits...

The Best Cardinal Bird Feeders and Birdseed

Cardinals are beloved backyard birds. To attract more cardinals, fill tube and platform bird feeders with their favorite types of...


9 Unique Oriole Feeders Your Birds Will Love

Add a fruit-filled oriole feeder to your backyard. Offer a feast for Baltimore orioles, other orioles and fruit loving birds...


The Best Bluebird Feeders and Feeding Tips

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


The Best Finch Feeders to Serve Thistle Seed

Fill finch feeders with nyjer thistle seed to attract more finches. Add the best finch feeders to your yard and...


8 Ideas for Attracting and Feeding Birds in Spring

Attract more species to visit your feeders during migration season. Follow these proven tips for feeding birds in spring from...

How to Get Rid of Grackles and Blackbirds at Bird Feeders

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


How to Help Birds During Extremely Cold Weather

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


Look for Pine Warblers at Suet Feeders

While most warblers are insect eating birds, watch closely at your suet feeders and you may spot a surprising visitor—a...


6 Proven Ways to Attract Cardinals

Attract cardinals to your backyard by growing plants with the berries and seeds they love to eat, and shrubs for...


4 Foods You Should Feed Birds in Winter

To attract more winter birds, add these best-loved options to your backyard menu.


10 Top Tips for Feeding Birds in Winter

Cold weather and lots of snow can be very tough on birds. But you can help your feathered friends by...


Is It Safe to Freeze Hummingbird Nectar?

Birding experts reveal whether it's OK to freeze and thaw hummingbird sugar water for feeders, and how to care for...


The 6 Best Feeding Tips for Autumn Birds

Follow these simple tips to provide food sources for the hungry migrating birds that visit your backyard during autumn.

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Birding Basics: Interesting Facts About Cardinals

Add a splash of red to your backyard. Learn facts about northern cardinals, including what cardinals look like and what...


The Top 10 Cutest Birds in America

The votes are in—see if your favorite bird made our list of the cutest birds in America. Then get the...


How to Attract More Juncos to Your Backyard

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


Irruption Alert: Look for Evening Grosbeaks at Bird Feeders

Backyard birders should watch for evening grosbeaks in winter 2020. The annual finch forecast also reveals other species you might...


The 4 Best Foods for Attracting Woodpeckers

Attract more woodpeckers to your backyard by serving all of their favorite foods.


The Best Bird Feeder Deals on Amazon Right Now

Need a new bird feeder? Get your clicking fingers ready and hurry before these hot bird feeder deals sell out...