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.

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 backyard oriole feeders.

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 seeds goldfinches eat from feeders and flowers, and...

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.


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 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...


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...


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...


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.


3 Proven Tips for Attracting Birds with Suet

Once the weather turns cold, it's time to put out suet for your backyard birds. Follow these proven tips to...


Can Birds Eat Peanut Butter?

Our bird experts explain if peanut butter is safe for birds and what kind of peanut butter to offer at...


10 Foods You Aren’t Feeding Birds Yet

Don’t limit your birds to seed, suet and sugar water. Keep ’em coming back for more by feeding birds the...

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!)...


Duncraft Just Debuted Brand New Bird Feeders—Here’s Our Favorites

From tray feeders to peanut butter feeders, you won't want to miss out on Duncraft's new releases.


Attract Titmice to Visit Your Backyard

Attract these seed smugglers and watch them take their food to go. In winter, keep your feeders full of sunflower...


How to Get Rid of Blue Jays at Your Feeders

Free up your feeders for your favorite small songbirds by learning how to get rid of blue jays. One way...


7 Backyard Birds That Eat Berries

As insects disappear, trees and shrubs produce persistent bite-sized fruits. Watch these winter backyard birds dine on the cold-season feast.


Attract More Backyard Birds by Feeding Peanuts

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