prevent squirrels from eating on bird feeders

Complete Guide On How To Keep Squirrels Away From Bird Feeders In Your Back Yard! Squirrels are lovely creatures, and I do love watching them crawling on the ground and doing their own thing. However, once those squirrels start climbing up trees and into my bird feeders, that’s when they become a nuisance.  Fortunately, there…

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hanging bird feeders 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 in this article, complete with…

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Sunflower Seeds

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 the web to discover the…

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cardinal on fence

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. So, what plants attract cardinals?…

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why do cardinals come out in the winter

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 them and their nesting, eating,…

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Do Cardinals 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 to nest in protected areas…

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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 you believe one color, and…

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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 change depending on the time…

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What Do Cardinals Eat

Bird lovers oftentimes wonder how they can get more cardinals to come and feed at their feeders. One way to do that is to learn what kind of things they like to eat. This article will cover their dietary needs so you can make changes to the type of seed you set out in your…

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