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Feeding Birds in Winter

With the onset of winter, birds need foods that are high in oil, fat and calories. These foods and stored body fat are the primary energy supply that fuels a bird during long, cold winter nights. Seed-eating birds will continue to look for supplemental sources of seeds that will provide them with their...

Facts About Birds in Winter

Cool Facts Backyard birds adapt to winter in various ways. Check out how a few different birds cope with winter and falling temperatures. Chickadees may use up to ¾ of their fat reserves (as much as 10% of their body weight) in one night and then replenish those fat reserves the next day. American...

Tips on Winter Bird Feeding

Make the most of your bird feeders during the coldest months of the year with these easy winter bird feeding tips. Winter Backyard Bird Species Depending on your location and the landscape of your backyard, you could be visited by any of these backyard bird species during the winter months: House...

Finch Feeding

A Great Addition To Any Backyard is a Finch Feeder Join the favorite past time of many Canadians by putting a finch feeder in your backyard. Once you have a safe and dependable environment for birds, you will be able to attract a wide variety of birds and sit back, relax and watch them for countless...

How Often are you Filling your Bird Feeders?

Take our poll! How often do you fill your feeder during the winter months?I fill it once a day, sometimes twice!I fill it about every other day.I fill it a couple of times a week.The feeder gets empty about once a week.Every couple of weeks I fill it...

Fall Cleaning — for bird houses, gardens & bird baths

It’s hard to believe that birds can survive out there in the elements. Feeding seeds, suet and providing ice-free water for them helps a lot. But birds usually take only about 25% of their food requirements from our bird feeders. The rest of the time, they are foraging for wild foods. Attracting birds to...

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