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Keeping Your Yard Bird-Friendly: No…

Cats are one of the most dangerous predators for birds. House cats that roam outside will naturally hunt birds even if they aren’t hungry at all. In fact, millions of…

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Keep Your Yard Bird-Friendly: Avoid…

Those of us who love to attract and feed birds are always looking for ways to make our yards a positive environment for our feathered friends. Over the next few…

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Fact or Fiction?

Will feeding birds in the fall keep them from migrating? A common myth is that you should stop feeding birds in the fall because it will tempt the birds to…

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What Can You Do About…

Bird feeder battles: Winning the war against squirrels For bird lovers, the sight of a bushy tail hanging off the side of a feeder means just one thing: war. Sure,…

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White Millet: Just Cheap Filler?

Fiction: White Millet is a cheap filler seed. Fact: White Proso Millet is the number one choice of many ground-feeding birds like towhees, song sparrows, juncos, and buntings. The problem…

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No Such Thing as a…

Fiction: There are many "no waste, no mess" birdseed mixes available. Fact: The only true “no waste” seed is sunflower meats (a.k.a. hulled sunflower). “No waste” means that the birds eat…

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