The Ideal Diet for Most Song Birds in the Wild Make sure to feed your backyard birds the right mix of high fat, high protein, high quality seed like Sunflower, Safflower, Peanuts and Nyjer. These… continue reading
Birds love water, and they need it to keep cool and to keep their feathers clean. You don’t need to buy a traditional birdbath. You can use any flat, wide container placed on a flower… continue reading
According to North Carolina State University, only the ruby-throated hummingbird lives throughout the eastern half of the U.S. and southern Canada. Hummingbirds migrate away from North Carolina during colder months and come back when it's … continue reading
Ruby-throated Hummingbirds are eastern North America’s only breeding hummingbird. But in terms of area, this species occupies the largest breeding range of any North American hummingbird. They begin to appear in North Carolina during the… continue reading
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We have customers tell us all the time about how much they enjoy watching the variety of birds that gather and feast outside their windows or in their backyards. Feeding wild birds is one of the easiest and most beautiful ways to observe and appreciate wildlife. It’s simple! Just by setting up a feeder on your property, you will see avian visitors up close, and learn more about the types of birds that frequent your neighborhood. Following are some common birds you will see in this area during the winter: Sparrows are primarily seed eaters, but also enjoy eating small insects. Though they are not flashy in color, and may often be overlooked or considered common, the sparrow is a very melodious bird. Chickadees are highly curious about everything, including humans. The black cap and bib, white cheeks and gray back, wings and tail make it an easy bird to distinguish and identify. The house finch is commonly found in North America, and is an adaptable, colorful and cheery voiced bird.