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.

Is it OK to Add Bacon Fat to Bird Suet?

Is bacon fat safe to add to bird suet? Find out what the birding experts say, plus get tips on...


Attract More New Species With Peanuts for Birds

You’ll be impressed with the variety of species you’ll attract by offering peanuts at your bird feeders.


How to Clean a Suet Cage Bird Feeder

If you want to feed suet to birds, you need to know how to clean a suet bird feeder. Get...


12 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...

Insect Eating Birds: Do Birds Eat Bees, Mosquitoes and Butterflies?

These common insect eating birds munch on butterflies, bees, mosquitoes, ants and more.


Backyard Birds Love Black Oil Sunflower Seeds

There are some big benefits of serving black oil sunflower seeds in your backyard. Plus, see which birds love these...

Cheap Ways to Attract More Birds on a Budget

Save money on your favorite hobby with these cheap ways to attract more birds Get creative to make budget feeders...


How (and How Often) to Clean Bird Feeders

Follow these tips for maintaining seed and suet feeders to keep your backyard birds healthy in every season. Here's what...


How to Clean Your Hummingbird Feeder

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


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 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...


Your Guide to Feeding Mealworms to Birds

A mealworm feeder is beloved by bug-eating birds. Learn what birds eat mealworms and get tips for serving live or...


Offer Nyjer Seed to Attract More Finches

Learn where nyjer seed comes from and what types of birds eat it. Plus, find out what's the difference between...


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...


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...


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...

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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...