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Bird Beaks Adaptations

Bird Beaks Adaptations & Remarkable Evolution Over Time

If you’re a bird watcher, one thing you’ll notice when you look at birds outside your window is their beaks. There are small beaks like the sparrows, long beaks like the hummingbirds, large beaks like that of the birds of prey, and even specialized beaks for certain bird species.  But

How do birds stay warm in winter

How Do Wild Birds Keep Warm in Winter & Survive?

Winter is a fun season with lots of fun activities to do – we can build snowmen, ice skate, snowball fight, and even build snow forts. But at night, when the cold becomes too much to bear, even wrapping yourself in a thick blanket or sipping hot choco seems not

Health Benefits Of Bird Watching

The Health Benefits Of Bird Watching, Everything You Need To Know

Have you ever wondered why bird watchers love bird watching so much? If you think about it, all they do is watch birds and all that. So, what makes it a really great activity to do?  Well, besides the fact that bird watching is something you can do anytime and

how to stop squirrels from climbing bird feeder pole

4 Tips & Techniques On How To Stop Squirrels From Climbing A Bird Feeder Pole

Squirrels are undeniably cute. They are one of those rodents that can be so fun to watch when they visit the backyard. However, if you’re a bird watcher, these animals may not be so cute at all.  Squirrels can easily take over bird feeders, leaving birds with nothing to eat.

Bluebird Feeder Plans

How To Build A Bluebird Feeder **DIY (FREE Plans Available)

Do you want to attract bluebirds to your backyard? If so, you’ll need a bluebird feeder, ideally one that can hold meal worms to feed bluebirds. Here, I will give you step by step instructions on how to create your very own bluebird feeder with our unique bluebird feeder plans,

Hummingbird Flying

How Do Hummingbirds Fly?

If you’ve been attracting hummingbirds in your backyard, you’ve undoubtedly been amazed by their flying skills.  These birds are the only ones that can fly backward and sideways, hover, and even fly in the rain. But have you ever wondered how these birds fly? What makes their flying so different

bird identification

Bird Identification: 14 Strategies For Improving Your Skills

There are over 10,000 bird species worldwide, and 800 of those are found in the US and Canada. So, while bird watching is a fun activity, it is no surprise that bird identification can be challenging, even for experts.  Birds are constantly moving, changing behaviors, and certain species can look

how to clean bird feeders

The Ultimate How-To Guide For Cleaning Bird Feeders, Tips & Practical Advice

Cleaning your bird feeders is important for maintaining a healthy birding environment in your backyard. Luckily, cleaning a bird feeder is not difficult as you’ll see in our step-by-step guide below. Aim to clean your bird feeders every couple of weeks and perform a deep clean twice a year. The

Does Cayenne Pepper Keep Squirrels Away - Bird Informer

Does Cayenne Pepper Keep Squirrels Away From Bird Seeds?

Squirrels, although undeniably cute, can cause significant damage to your backyard. They gnaw on almost anything, and it’s double the nuisance when they visit bird feeders and eat seeds that aren’t for them. For this reason, many bird watchers are searching for ways to keep squirrels away from bird feeders. And

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