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5 Best Hummingbird Feeders

5 Best Hummingbird Feeders

It’s that time of year again! From early spring through late summer, backyard birders will be treated to the magical little zips, chirps and whirls of hummingbirds – that is, if they provide the goods! About 90% of hummingbird nutrition comes from nectar. A well-designed hummingbird nectar feeder optimizes the ability for these freaky-fast fliers to get the nutrition they need for the long journey ahead.

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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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Gift Ideas for Bird Lovers

Gift Ideas for Bird Lovers

Gift shopping is tough. Luckily, there are plenty of great things you can get for a bird lover, from binoculars to bird feeders.

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Mysterious Illness

Mysterious Illness

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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squirrel-proof bird feeder

How to Use a Squirrel-Proof Bird Feeder

Squirrel-proof bird feeders are highly effective, but only when used properly. Learn how to optimally set up your squirrel-proof bird feeder, and additional tactics that can help ward off squirrels.

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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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tufted titmouse

How to Attract Titmice

Titmice are delightful small birds that frequently visit backyard bird feeders. However, they can be shy, so it can be a challenge to initially attract them. Learn the best tactics for inviting these endearing birds to your feeders.

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