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Wild bird feeders

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The less time a bird spends looking for nesting materials and building a nest, the more energy is available to allocate to other stages of reproduction.

Most birds build some kind of structure to contain their eggs and nestlings. A bird's nest may be as simple as a nighthawk's or Killdeer's de ...

butter in two ways. Most of it is used simply as a bird feeder food to attract birds for Jan’s and my enjoyment (and Project Feederwatch counting). The feeder is a log with holes drilled 3/4 to 1 inch into it to hold the bark butter.

I call it a “Bird Magnet”, especially for some birds that aren’t too interested in the sunflower and thistle seeds we put in most of our dozen bird feeders. Bark butter is a great…

Now that winter is over it is nesting season for wild birds. It is too warm for Homemade Suet Cake so I am turning my ...

Now that winter is over it is nesting season for wild birds. It is too warm for Homemade Suet Cake so I am turning my Suet Feeder into a nesting material station for the wild

Dealing with Predators - NestWatch

What to do about Predators Although nest boxes provide nesting opportunities for many native birds, they also can make easy targets for predators. Common predators of nests in nest boxes include raccoons, cats, snakes, and squirrels. Here are some tips to help you thwart these common nest box predators. The most passive way to prevent […]

COOKING YOUR EGGSHELLS FOR THE BIRDS

For many years, I have saved eggshells to give to the birds. Eggshells are a good source of calcium, which they need for their bones and to help their eggs have a stronger shell. When I'm cooking with eggs, I place the eggshell back in the carton and save it until they've all been used. Then, I place them on a piece of foil and put them in my toaster oven at about 350 degrees. I bake them for only a few minutes, until they are slightly browned. Be careful not to overcook. Then, I put them in…

wikiHow to Build a Copper Bird Feeder Pole -- via wikiHow.com

Attracting wildlife to your surroundings can be fun and educational. These instructions will teach you how to construct a beautiful, functional, and adjustable pole on which to hang bird feeders and bird houses. Decide on the height. The...

10 Amazing Ways to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden

Do you want to know how to attract hummingbirds to feeders? Check out these 10 easy DIY bird feeders for your patio, porch, garden and backyard.

Your local wild birds will surely thank you for taking the time to make a Toilet Paper Roll Bird Feeder. It’s a simple craft that is easy and fun for kids of all ages, especially preschoolers. #toiletpaperrollbirdfeeder #forkids #kidscraft