Jane Brody

Birds

How To Open Bird Feeder

Start with feeders placed in the open to attract as many birds as possible if you are visited daily by a large number of birds, even if in a neighbor’s yard. It’s a no-brainer that having your feeders in a visible location increases the likelihood of visits from a wide variety of birds. Locations in […]

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What To Do When Bees Take Over Hummingbird Feeder

It’s time to put a stop to the bees buzzing around a nectar-filled feeder so the hummingbirds can start eating as soon as possible. If bees have taken up residence in your Hummingbird feeder, it is time to take it down and store it away until the bees go. If you clear up the wet […]

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Feeder Oats For Bird

Sometimes you just want to switch things up by offering a different kind of food to the birds in your yard. In many cases, this food can be given to the birds; the only question is whether or not it belongs in a bird feeder. Suspended bird feeders designed for use with seeds, pellets, peanuts, […]

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How To Eat Beef Suet For Bird

To attract wild birds, a suet cake feeder should feature suet cakes manufactured from the same kinds of food the birds eat in the wild. Suit feeders can be filled with either seed-based suet or peanut suet, both of which can be used interchangeably in a wild bird’s diet. Mealworm suet, in its various forms, […]

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Rocks In Bird Bath

It may seem counterintuitive that water may mysteriously evaporate from a bird bath, but this is really rather often. In order to prevent water from spilling out of a bird bath, the water level should be no more than halfway up the rim. If you want to prevent splashing and waves from birds in a […]

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What Bird Feeder Colors Attracts

It can be difficult to settle on a color for your bird feeder with the wide variety of bright and muted tones available for use as exterior paint. A bird feeder should be painted in a color that not only stands out against the background of your yard, but also works well with your existing […]

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Easy Clean Bird Feeders

There is no special procedure to follow if you frequently clean your bird feeder, but if you let mold or stains build up, you’ll have to find alternative ways to get rid of them. The best approach to clean a bird feeder is to disassemble it and then soak the parts in a mixture of […]

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What Fruit Do Bluebirds Eat

The bluebird prefers to eat out in the open, either on a platform feeder or even on the ground, thus this is not the most popular type of bird feeder in our yards. Bluebirds are frequently seen perched on a seed feeder since their diet consists primarily of the kind of seeds available in seed […]

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Ground Feeder For Birds

While it’s easy to overlook the need for a ground feeder in favor of hanging bird feeders, it’s important to remember that not all birds browse at the same height. Birds can be fed from a ground feeder, which is a metal or plastic dish or tray designed to rest on, or close to, the […]

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Single Port Hummingbird Feeders

A high-quality hummingbird feeder, such as the ones you’ll find on my recommended reading list, can be determined in part by comparing their ratings to those of other feeders. The best hummingbird feeders can hold anywhere from 8 to 40 ounces of sugar water and are often made of glass or plastic. Each feeder’s specific […]