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Archive for January, 2009

Cheapest Way To Provide Water For Birds In Winter

If you live in a part of the country or world that has harsh winters, you’ve got a few choices to provide water for birds in winter. You can either buy a heated birdbath, buy a birdbath heater, or get creative. The method I’ve been using for years is creative and has proven to be […]


Preventing Bird Strikes At Airports

With the recent near disaster bird strike of US Airways flight 1549, I thought my readers would be interested to know what bird management methods were employed by airports to reduce incidents like these. The management of birds in and around an airport requires three main components: Habitat Management Bird Control Teams Lethal Removal Of […]


Best Way To Keep Your Tube Feeders Dry

Tube Feeders Get Wet Easily No matter what time of year it is one of the best things you can do for your backyard birds is to keep their food dry. It deters spoilage and helps stretch out the time between feeder cleanings. Unfortunately, tube feeders seem to find a way to get wet even […]