Who Drank the Hummingbird Juice?

The Usual Suspect The other day I was reading a Facebook post about someone complaining that their hummingbird feeder  was getting drained nightly.  The person wanted to know who the culprit was.  I had to chuckle because that was a problem I had a few years ago until I got wise. People were commenting on the […]

Hummingbirds are Back!

In my case it is the ruby-throated hummingbird (or Hummer as I call it) that is back.  The ruby-throated hummer is the only hummer you will find where I live in Northern Kentucky.   Yes, there have been other species  such as the Anna’s Hummingbird which somehow get lost in their migration  and end up […]

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Attracting Backyard Birds Is Easy

How do you Attract Backyard Birds? You might just be surprised at the birds that you can attract to your backyard.  The type of bird food that you choose makes all the difference in the world.    I purchase mine either at a local feed store or online, but some hardware stores sell it as well as […]

Wild Bird Food

Wild Bird Food Follow Me There are various types of wild bird seed that will attract different species of birds to your yard.   The seed that attracts the widest variety of birds for most backyard bird feeders, is sunflower.  Other varieties of seed can help attract different types of birds to round out your backyard visitors. […]

Birdwatching Gear

Binoculars When you really want to see a close-up of that interesting bird that just came to your feeder you will probably want to consider a good set of binoculars.   Choosing the best bird watching binoculars really comes down to individual preference. What’s important to you may not be important to someone else.  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 […]

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Bird Feeders or Tables

Types of Bird Feeders   Follow Me There are different types of bird feeders for almost every type of bird that visits your backyard.  It depends on the bird’s feeding behavior, the type of food that the bird eats, and the size of the bird which will determine what feeders it will use. Some feeders attract more […]