It can be overwhelming to choose a new bird feeder. What style is best? How big should it be? How many feeding ports are needed? What capacity is ideal? Carefully considering your backyard birds and how you want to create a feeding station can help you choose the right type... Read More
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.
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.
Suet offers many benefits to wild birds, and it is an ideal food for many backyard feeding stations.
At this time, both State and Federal wildlife officials don’t know the exact scale of the outbreak nor exact cause of deaths, but they are actively working to identify the cause of these cases.
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