Squirrels Will Be Squirrels

Bird feeders and Squirrels

Squirrels Will Be Squirrels Submitted by a reader I know what it’s like having to constantly fill your bird feeder. In today’s economy doing such a thing can cost you an arm and a leg. It isn’t cheap to have bird feeders any more. I am a leisurely photographer, so this is a great time to be … Read more

Wooden Bird Feeder Selection

When considering a bird feeder for your yard, one of the more important considerations is how it fits in with the look of your home. There are certainly a lot of different looks out there; sleek and modern metal feeders, beautiful and complex glass feeders, even the stark efficiency of plastic – but for many … Read more

Cardinal Bird Feeder Selection

When you’re interested in watching the beautiful crimson plumage of the cardinal, bird feeder options may seem confusing. There are any number of feeders available, but when you’ve got a specific type of bird in mind, it’s important to know that the bird you want to attract – the cardinal, in this case – will … Read more

Tips For Keeping Bird Feeders Clean

Bird feeding is one of the most popular hobbies in the United States. Many people fail to properly maintain and clean their bird feeders, though, which can lead to illness or even death of birds. Properly cleaning feeders on a regular basis is important to kill bacteria and maintain seed quality. Birds will also flock … Read more

Blue Bird Feeder Choices

Unlike many birds who will feed under a wide variety of circumstances, the bluebird is shy – so your blue bird feeder needs to be carefully selected for best results. Because the bluebird is shy, it does not normally visit feeders. If you’d like to attract bluebirds to your feeder, it is best to begin … Read more

Squirrel Bird Feeder? I Don’t Think So

If you’ve tried to feed birds in your back yard, you may have encountered that strangest of creatures, the squirrel bird. Feeder hanging nicely in your yard, you’ve probably seen these wingless and featherless creatures perching on your feeder, happily eating from it while scaring all the other birds away. While researching the feeding habits … Read more

An Introduction to Bird Feeders

Bird watching is one of the most popular pastimes in the United States and one that continues to grow in popularity. Like so many others, I have long been intrigued by birds. They are flying feathered gems that come in a variety of colors and sizes, each with its own song or call. I discovered … Read more