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The Definitive Answer: Can You Put Bird Seed In A Birdhouse?

Have you ever wondered whether or not it’s safe to leave bird seeds in a birdhouse? This question certainly crossed my mind on more than one occasion. So, I buckled down and did the research and I discovered a few interesting facts about this question: “Can you put bird seed … Read more

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How To Hang A Bird Feeder Between Two Trees

Hanging bird feeders on a tree is a pretty simple task. And, so is hanging a bird feeder on something like Shepherd’s pole. However, hanging bird feeders between two trees is a little bit more complicated. I will show you step-by-step how to hang a bird feeder between two trees … Read more

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Never Before Shared Answers For How Long Does Bird Seed Last

The most famous bird foods claim their bird seeds have a two-year shelf life. That much time seemed excessive to me, so I put on my detective cap and decided to do some sleuthing. I love wild birds and wouldn’t want to unintentionally harm them, which is why I scoured … Read more

How Long Does Birdseed Last
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What Kind Of Plants Attract Cardinals To My Backyard?

I’m here to tell you that attracting cardinals to your backyard is easier than you think. Cardinals are my favorite birds and I’ve done tons of research to figure out how to get them to come to my backyard. It isn’t voodoo and it isn’t magic. Trust me. I know. … Read more

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Have You Ever Wondered Why Cardinals Like To Come Out In The Snow?

Whether you’re a first-time birdwatcher or a long-time enthusiast, cardinals are a wonderful addition to any backyard, and the first time you see their fantastic red plumage contrasting with the white snow you’ll be hooked. So, why don’t they migrate?  I’ve always loved cardinals and have done extensive research on … Read more

why do cardinals come out in the winter
Do Cardinals Use Birdhouses

Would You Believe Cardinals Don’t Use Birdhouses?

I’ve wondered, “do cardinals use birdhouses” and I’ve researched this topic in-depth to realize that they do not. They don’t care for enclosed structures for their nesting locations. They much prefer an open-air location with lots of branches for cover in either trees, bushes, or densely packed shrubs.  Cardinals prefer … Read more

Do cardinals use birdhouses
What Colors Attract Cardinals To A Backyard

What Colors Attract Cardinals To A Backyard?

Yes, birds behave differently with different colors. It might seem crazy, but it’s true. So which colors should you put out if you’d like to get cardinals to come to your backyard? What colors attract cardinals? Well, through my intense research, I’ve learned the secret of the color-coordinated cardinal.  Would … Read more

What Colors Attract Cardinals To A Backyard

An In-Depth View Of Where Do Cardinals Nest?

I often wonder where Cardinals nest at all times of the year as I am lucky enough to have these beautiful birds visiting my yard on a frequent basis. I have thoroughly researched this topic on cardinal nesting behavior and preferences. And, I explored nesting habits to see if they … Read more

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How Long Does It Take For Birds To Find A Bird Feeder?

Bird feeders are a neat way to feed these creatures, get in some bird watching, and add some decor to your yard. Knowing how to attract the birds to the feeder is important to help them transition from one type of feeder to another. Birds may find your bird feeder … Read more

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