Wild birds, those tiny, feathered dinosaurs, bring all manner of goodness to a backyard. Even the drab ones have their own beauty. The songs of some birds are transporting to hear, and even the caw of a crow or the call of a bluejay can be ... Continue Reading about Creating a Back Yard Sanctuary that Birds Love
As backyard bird enthusiasts, we often think about how to keep squirrels out of our bird feeders. What we often forget, is these pesky little creatures will often try to enter the birdhouses as well. Follow these simple steps to squirrel-proof your ... Continue Reading about How to Squirrel Proof A Birdhouse
Ever since the summer solstice, the days have been inching and tiptoeing ever shorter, as summer starts to pull the curtain of twilight earlier and hit the roost. I hate that. But wishing for eternal, long days of wonderfulness just ain’t in the ... Continue Reading about Is Your Yard Ready for Fall Migration?
Each week we share a migratory bird you might see, for a few fleeting moments, at your bird feeders, but did you know there is a special weekend to help build awareness of the fascinating bird migration process? World Migratory Bird Day is this ... Continue Reading about World Migratory Bird Day 2014
Many backyards become a battle of wills between desperate birders and hungry squirrels. In fact, squirrels are one of the most tenacious and successful mammals, when it comes to scavenging for a nutritious meal. 3 Steps to combating squirrel ... Continue Reading about 3 Steps to Keep Squirrels out of Feeders