API 650 Heated Bird Bath with Mounting Bracket

Heated Bird Bath Review

 Product: API 650 Heated Bird Bath with Mounting Bracket Price:  $69.95 Where to Purchase:  Amazon Product Dimensions:  20 in diameter, 2 inch depth Color:  Light stone color Shipping Weight:  5.8 LBS   Heated Bird Bath Overview The API 650 Heated Bird Bath comes with a railing mount.  It is constructed of plastic with a built-in thermostat under the surface to prevent […]

Keep Bees Off Hummingbird Feeders

Bees At Hummingbird Feeders     I have a new hummingbird feeder (it’s number 5), nothing fancy, that my husband decided to place on a tree limb right inside the tree that surrounds the front of our deck (in photo above).  I do not know why we didn’t think of this before but…what a great […]

Where are the Hummingbirds?

Hummingbirds You know them well, those small, zippy birds that flap their wings so fast (80 times per second) and make a humming noise.  Those beautiful birds with iridescent feathers that can fly right… left.. up… down… backwards… and even upside down.  They also will hover over a flower, a feeder, or maybe even you […]

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Top 10 Flowers That Attract Hummingbirds

What is a Hummingbird? Hummingbirds can be found only in the Western Hemisphere, from southeastern Alaska to southern Chile, although most live in the tropics. There are more than 300 species of hummingbirds, twelve of which summer in North America and winter in tropical areas.  Where I live, it is the Ruby-throated Hummingbird (see photo below). Hummingbirds are […]

Bird Nesting Boxes

Why Do Birds Need A Nesting Box Follow Me While there are many birds who are able to build their nests in trees, shrubs, and planters there are other birds that need natural cavities for nesting.   Woodpeckers for example, drill holes in decaying trees for their nesting places and owls use abandoned holes for theirs. With increased land […]

Birds Need Water Too!

Birds Need Water Everyday Just like animals birds need water to survive.  While they can get some of the moisture from their food most will search for water to drink every day.  They also need the water for bathing to clean their feathers and remove parasites.  So the solution is a birdbath. Last summer I […]

Nesting Materials for Birds

What is that? In the spring when the birds are starting to brood,  they search for different types of materials to make their nests. You can help them out by putting nesting materials in your yard.   I use a suet feeder that I placed natural cotton fiber in  like the one in the photo.  The […]

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Landscaping for Birds

How Do You Landscape for Birds? Many people enjoy watching birds especially in their own backyards.  With a little bit of experience they soon learn that by having certain attractions in their yard it makes their experience and the bird’s even better.  By this I mean having a variety of things that will keep the […]