how long for birds to find a 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. It’s hard to know how long it will take for a…

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Woodpeckers

When you hear the familiar sound of drilling and drumming, it’s safe to say a woodpecker is in your area. These unique, pretty birds are fun to spot. There’s many different species, so it’s neat to learn all of the identifying traits about them. In this article, we discuss all you need to know about…

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Bluebirds

How To Identify Blue Birds If you enjoy feeding and watching songbirds that come to your yard, you may have seen some vivid blue visitors. Bluebirds, also known as blue thrushes, are among our most popular songbirds and are equated with happiness. When winters are mild, some stay around in the North to cheer us…

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hummingbirds birdwatching

How To Identify Hummingbirds Hummingbirds are small, colorful jewels in the bird world. As usual, the males are more colorful than females. They have long, narrow bills, blade-like wings, and weigh 2 to 20 grams. Discover Wildlife indicates that they live three to five years. They are related to swifts. Check out our Hummingbird Live…

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Blue Jays Birds

How To Identify Blue Jays Both male and female blue jays birds are a cerulean blue on the top or back half of their bodies and have white bellies. The males tend to be larger. Their heads have a small cap of blue feathers. The wings are barred or striped with black and have a…

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Best Cardinal Bird Feeders - Cardinal on a branch

If you live in North America, chances are that you have seen a cardinal in some way, shape, or form. One of the most ubiquitous members of the bird family to inhabit this geographic region, the cardinal is familiar, beloved and an object of great interest to ornithologists and birdwatching enthusiasts. But its appeal extends…

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Orioles Birds Information

Orioles are beautiful migrating birds that actually include several different types, making them an interesting species to observe. Because of their migratory nature, they are able to be seen across north, south, and central America. What makes the oriole stand out among other migratory birds is the flash of bright orange to yellow color that…

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Where to Hang a Hummingbird Feeder

Hummingbirds are beautiful. They come in a range of colors and color combinations. Although these birds are only a few inches long, they flap their wings hundreds of times every minute, and this adds to their beauty. A hummer flaps its wings fast enough to create a humming sound, which is how they got their…

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Couple birdwatching

Birdwatching is a fun and easy hobby to get into. It doesn’t take a lot of money to get started and you can do it from anywhere, including your backyard!  In fact, according to the national survey completed in 2016 by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, more than 45 million people enjoy watching birds…

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how to squirrel proof bird feeder

Squirrels love the seed from your bird feeders, but they prompt bird watchers to investigate how to squirrel proof bird feeder. With their incredible acrobatic, they might seem almost impossible to stop. These critters can jump long distances, balance on small footholds, climb very steep surfaces, chew plastic to get in, or even squeeze through…

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