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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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…