Flowers That Attract Hummingbirds

By | 2018-06-05T13:08:47+00:00 June 10th, 2018|Categories: Birding, Flowers|

Birders who want to host hummingbirds in their backyards need to plan bird-friendly landscaping, especially flowers that attract hummingbirds. Just any pretty bloom isn’t enough, however, and the flowers that are most attractive to hummingbirds have certain characteristics in common. The best hummingbird flowers... Produce large amounts of nectar for the birds to drink Are [...]

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When Is Hummingbird Migration?

By | 2018-06-05T13:03:39+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Categories: Birding|

Hummingbirds are some of the most highly anticipated backyard birds in North America, but when do hummingbirds migrate? Knowing when these small birds make their seasonal movements can help backyard birders be prepared to welcome them to and from their yards, gardens and feeders. About Hummingbird Migration Even though hummingbirds are the smallest birds in [...]

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When to Put Up Birdhouses

By | 2018-03-03T10:57:30+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Categories: Birding|

Knowing when to put up birdhouses is essential for birders to attract nesting birds to their yard or garden. For cavity-nesting birds, houses can provide the perfect place to build a nest, and other species may also use birdhouses as temporary shelters. If the houses aren't up, however, they can't be used. So when is the [...]

What Do Bluebirds Eat?

By | 2018-03-03T11:01:18+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Categories: Birding|

Bluebirds are some of the most desired backyard birds, but it can be difficult to get these colorful birds to visit feeders without correctly answering the question, what do bluebirds eat? Because bluebirds stay in parts of their range year-round, the answer changes depending on the time of year and how the birds' nutritional needs vary [...]