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  here such as the Anna’s Hummingbird which somehow get lost in their migration  and end […]

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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 Trying to figure out which type of wild bird food to buy for your backyard birds?  Well there are various types of bird food out there for purchase that can be specific to most bird species. For example, if you want to attract chickadees, cardinals, grosbeaks, juncos, and doves, sunflower seeds or […]

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.  People like me who have been at this for a while soon learn that you need to have certain attractions that make the birdwatching experience so much more fun and enjoyable. What do I mean by attractions you ask?  […]

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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 […]