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What Birds Does Suet Attract?

What Birds Does Suet Attract?

Though there are many birds that eat suet, these can be shy species and can be a challenge to attract to the suet feeders. By first positioning suet feeders correctly within easy reach of a safe retreat for nervous birds, and away from the noisiest parts of the yard birds are more likely to feel comfortable at suet feeders. 

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The Best Place to Hang a Suet Feeder

The Best Place to Hang a Suet Feeder

Don’t hang a feeder too close to windows, however, or birds may collide dangerously with the glass. Instead, hang the feeder out in the yard where it is easily seen.

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Scarlet tanager

Tips and Tricks to Identify a Bird

Have you ever struggled to identify a bird you've spotted? Discover a few simple tips and tricks that will make bird identification easier for any birdwatcher.

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Birdwatchers at sunset

Today’s Most Influential Birders

Thanks in part to these prominent birders, the hobby of birdwatching has rapidly grown in recent years. Discover our top picks for the most influential birders today.

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Mountain bluebird

The World of Cavity-Nesting Birds

From woodpeckers to wrens, cavity-nesting birds can be interesting finds for backyard birdwatchers. Learn about these birds, which choose to nest in holes and crevices instead of building nests from twigs and scraps.

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Acorn woodpecker

How Are Birds Named?

Have you ever wondered how your favorite birds got their names? Learn the various reasons that birds earn their titles, including geography, appearance and behavior.

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Dark-eyed junco

Can Birds Smell? These Four Can!

Research has shown that some birds do have a sense of smell. Discover which birds take advantage of their sense of smell for navigation, finding food, and more.

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Wild turkeys

Talking Turkey — All About Wild Turkeys

Turkeys are a Thanksgiving staple in the United States. But wild turkeys are also a fascinating and beautiful bird to watch. Learn about wild turkey history, as well as some interesting wild turkey facts.

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