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What Is The Difference Between A Bluebird And A Blue Jay?

It was an odd feeling when I realized that I didn’t know the difference between a bluebird and a blue jay, but it’s something that I thought about for a while. Instead of remaining ignorant and wallowing in my misery, I decided to do something about it. I researched the … Read more

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When Eggs Hatch: When Do Owls Have Owlets?

Have you been wondering “When do owls have babies?“. Well, I had the same question so I took a little time to perform some research. Below, I will discuss some of the information that I found.   Owls mate once a year usually in spring. This may not be the … Read more

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How Long Do Baby Owls Stay With Their Parents

The more I research owls, the more I see that they are just like our common songbirds in many ways, including breeding behavior. Although known as monogamous pairs, parent owls leave their young as soon as they learn to fly. But, how long do baby owls stay with their parents?  It … Read more

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why are blue jays aggressive

An Accurate Understanding Of Why Are Blue Jays Aggressive?

After seeing blue jay birds attack unsuspecting songbirds for the thousandth time, I finally couldn’t handle it any longer. I’ve always wondered why these beautiful bullies were so mean and aggressive toward other birds, animals, and people. I was shocked to learn the truth, so if you’re curious and don’t … Read more

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The Complete And Total Truth Behind Why Are Blue Jays Blue

My nephew came up to me recently when he saw a blue jay at a bird feeder and asked if I knew why blue jays are the color blue. Up until that point, I hadn’t actually thought about it much. But the query began nagging at me and it wouldn’t … Read more

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Extensive & Complete Answer For What Do Blue Jays Like To Eat

It’s never easy trying to figure out what do blue jays like to eat. I figured out a few of their favorite delectable meals through trial and error but it wasn’t enough. I decided to take the plunge and perform serious research on the topic to pique my curiosity once … Read more

extensive guide of what blue jays eat
how to stop bully birds at feeders

How To Deal With Bully Birds At Your Feeders

Everyone is familiar with bullies. They are the ones who think they are so big and strong that they can push anyone around to get what they want. And sadly, even in the bird kingdom, you’ll encounter bully birds at feeders.  Bully birds usually come in large numbers and occupy … Read more

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How To Attract Blue Jays

Discover How To Attract Blue Jays Using Foolproof Strategies

Some birdwatchers feel that blue jays are too aggressive, but I’m not one of them. Quite the opposite since I’ve tried, failed and tried again to attract them to my backyard. After getting fed up beyond belief, I researched the topic, learned their likes and dislikes, and I began to … Read more

Top 40 Backyard Birds Of Maine

Maine, also known as the Pine Tree State, promotes a friendly environment for birds. With almost 89% of its area covered with forest, there’s plenty of food, water, and shelter for birds. But, what birds can you expect to see in Maine? Which ones are the most common backyard birds … Read more

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7 Simple & Proven Ways To Attract Owls To Your Yard

Owls are beautiful birds that feed on mice and other small rodents crawling in your yard. Most people attach decoy owls to keep these rodents away. Now imagine how effective it would be if you have real owls in your yard.  Unfortunately, these birds are not the easiest to attract, … Read more

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