Easy To Make Fruit Feeder For Backyard Birds

Make a Hanging Fruit Feeder Birds love fruit, did you know that? Why not make a simple summer bird feeder? I first saw one of these hanging from a tree branch in a friend's backyard. She had made sure to hang it where she had a good view of it from her favorite "bird watching" window. :) … [Read more...]

Homemade Hummingbird Syrup Recipe – How Much Sugar is Too Much?

Can Too Much Sugar in a Homemade Hummingbird Syrup Recipe Be Harmful to Hummingbirds? In my previous post where I shared my Homemade Hummingbird Syrup Recipe, blog visitor Lorraine made a comment, saying she uses a ratio of 1-part sugar to 2-parts water. In my opinion, that's a bit too much sugar. … [Read more...]

Baby Hummingbird Resue and Rehab Video

Incredible Video of an Injured Baby Hummer Nursed Back to Health I don't know about you, but I'm always awe struck when I see a hummingbird in my yard. Unfortunately, I don't have many that come around - normally it's just a momma, daddy and an offspring each year - so it's always a feeling of joy and elation when I am lucky enough to get a … [Read more...]

Wild Bird Feeding – Unusual Treats for Attracting Birds

Foods to Attract More Wild Birds for Your Enjoyment Many of us LOVE attracting wild birds to our backyards and surrounding property just for the joy of watching them. I'm one of those people. I've had bird feeders in my yard for many, many years and have filled my feeders with hundreds, now probably thousands, of pounds of black oil sunflower … [Read more...]

Bird Suet Recipe – Is Peanut Butter Lethal to Certain Birds?

Bird Suet Recipes with Peanut Butter as an Ingredient Are Not Dangerous I received a comment from Consuelo on a previous post about making your own bird suet. She wanted to share information she'd found about peanut butter being potentially dangerous to certain bird species. Peanut butter is one of the ingredients I recommend using for the suet … [Read more...]

Easy Homemade Bird Suet Recipe

This Bird Suet Recipe Will Save You Money and the Birds Will Love It! Since cold weather has descended upon most all of the United States, our little feathered friends are now either flying to warmer places, or staying behind. I tend to feel sorry for the little guys who have to brave the cold, frost and snow. (How do they keep those skinny little … [Read more...]

Hummingbird Syrup Recipe – Here Come The Hummers!

Spring Time Heralds The Return Of My Favorite Birds - The Hummingbirds This is such a fun time of year ... I start to be on the look-out for the first Ruby-throated Hummingbird to make its appearance at my house. Last night I figured I had better make up a small batch of my trusted hummingbird syrup nectar recipe. (Recipe is down below.) Even … [Read more...]

Garden Yard Art To Scare Away The Birds

This Is One Creative Bird Chaser! I came across this great photo of a very creative piece of garden yard art today and I thought "I've just got to share this with my visitors." Plus ... for many of us, thoughts of what we are going to plant in our vegetable garden is looming in our minds. Warm weather is slowly starting to take hold. So I … [Read more...]