Birds of Prey and Your Bird Feeders

Hawks and other birds of prey soaring over your bird feeder could cause anxiety for bird lovers. Despite their beauty, raptors can bring backyard gardens quickly back into the wild realities of a natural landscape. However, there are some advantages to having birds of prey nearby. Natural security for the birds Whether Falcon, Hawk or Owl, … Read more

6 Feeder Thieves and How to Stop Them

You set out your feeding stations. You enjoy the glint of sunflower seed through the sparkling clean hopper. You sit back and wait. And …There they come – luminous cardinals, the lemony goldfinches, and darting chickadees. Beautiful! Until the next morning… Your feeder is on the ground. Seed seems scattered everywhere and cracked perches droop off … Read more

How to Protect Your Birdhouse

Handling predators in your backyard is an important part of being a responsible birder. Birdhouses give lots of birds opportunities to thrive. However, nesting boxes can be an alluring and simple target for predators if the proper precautions are not taken. Read on to learn how to protect your birdhouse from predators which put our … Read more