Attracting Birds

Learn how to attract birds to your backyard with these expert tips on plants and trees that attract birds, bird nesting and feeding birds.

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Small Trees That Attract Birds for Food, Shelter and Nesting

Attract more birds with these small trees and shrubs that provide food and shelter in all seasons. These varieties are...


Why Feed Birds?

A birdwatcher explains why he loves feeding birds.


Feeding Friendly Birds

Learn why these are the friendliest birds in your backyard.


How to Make Birdseed Suet Cupcakes

Feed birds with this simple and fun homemade birdseed suet recipe. Learn how easy it is to make birdseed suet...


Best Birdseed to Feed Backyard Birds

Choose these seeds to attract and feed your favorite birds.


Seasonal Tips to Attract Birds

These simple seasonal tips will help you attract birds to your backyard.


Birds that Nest in Cavities

Discover which cavity-dwellers you can attract to your backyard.


Bird Nesting Marvels

Discover some of the most amazing bird nesting marvels in North America.

Offer Safflower Seed at Bird Feeders to Deter Squirrels

Squirrels and bully birds may ignore safflower seed, but many beloved songbirds will still come to your feeders.


A Bird’s Nest Built On the Front Door

I am sure that you have heard or seen some strange places where birds have made their nests.  Well, a


Killdeer Nest in Middle of a Busy Backyard

Last week, my sister was in the backyard of her small farm when a killdeer started squawking at her.  This


Mealworms for Bluebird: when, how & do it safety

I noted in my last blog article that “mealworms are the best food to feed bluebirds” according to the Michigan


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Grow Sunflowers for Birdseed

This year, I decided that I would grow sunflowers and save them for feeding my feathered visitors during the winter.


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How to Get Your Bird Houses Ready for Spring

Spring is in the air…finally! After what feels like a long and very cold winter, it’s finally beginning to feel