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Archive for October, 2008

Top Ten Ways To Get Your Bird Feeders Ready For Winter Bird Feeding

As October comes to a close, there are a few things you need to make sure to do to get your feeders ready for winter. Winter time is when your birds depend on you to provide them with clean and safe feeding stations, wholesome quality food and an ample supply of water. It’s also the […]


A Friend In Need

It was mid morning last Saturday. I was working on my computer upstairs and my wife was busy watering and pruning the plants in the front beds. I heard a sound I couldn’t quite identify and went back to work. In a few minutes, my wife called up to me that I needed to come […]


Are You Hand Feeding Birds?

At some point everyone who sets up bird feeding stations wants to know if it’s possible to hand feed their little visitors. They build a bond with them and desire a more personal connection. The good news is that it is possible to do. Depending on which approach you take you may even be able […]


Do You Have Any Resident Bluebirds?

I have a pair of bluebirds who like to come and check in on me from time to time whose tale needs to be told. About four years ago, I had my first mating pair of Eastern Bluebirds come and make home in one of the two bluebird houses I have in my back yard. […]