Surprise at the suet feeder

Surprise at the suet feeder

Suet is a quick high protein meal for migrating birds.  Birds fly thousands of miles to return to their nesting grounds.  When they reach your yard they are exhausted and looking for a quick meal.  You might just find a warbler  or grosbeak stopping in for a quick...

Heated Bird Baths

With the temperatures dropping below freezing it will become very hard for the birds to find unfrozen water.  A dependable supply of fresh water will attract many birds to your yard, including species that don’t normally visit the feeders.  A shallow, easy to...

Downy or Hairy?

Telling a Downy Woodpecker from a Hairy Woodpecker is tricky.  Sure the Downy is smaller coming in at about 6 3/4″ and the Hairy is a third larger with a length of 9 1/4″, but they never seem to be on my feeders at the same time. I don’t know about...