By midsummer, birds have established their nesting territories and are busy raising their second or third batch of babies. We receive many calls this month about “injured” birds. In most cases, it is fledglings that have naturally left the nest or been pushed out of the nest by their bigger siblings. The best advice we can […]
Backyard Birds is proud to be celebrating its 20th anniversary this month. Backyard Birds brings nature-loving consumers a unique in-store shopping experience, highlighting the joy and excitement of attracting wildlife for people of all ages with the finest quality seed and top brand feeders, bird houses, birdbaths and more. It is Laurie Horne’s passion for […]
Become the host with the most during the fall and spring seasons to attract more birds in your backyard! Just as birds adjust their behaviors as the seasons change, you too must adjust how you interact with birds if you want to enjoy the diversity of avian life.
Water is one of the most important things birders can add to their backyard to attract birds. All bird species need water, and adding one or more water features to your yard will quickly attract feathered friends.
“With a little planning and some bird feeding basics from our experts you can attract birds to backyard—no matter where you live or how big your space.” Ken Keffer, Writer and Author with Birds & Blooms Magazine recently published a great article about Backyard Birding in Small Spaces that we thought our customers and followers would be very […]
Are you a wildlife lover? Are you a bird watcher? Do you love to see butterflies in your yard? Do you have a Matthews mailing address (28104, 28105 or 28106)? If you answered yes to any of these questions, YOU can be part of Matthews Naturally. In 2012, Matthews became the 4th community in North Carolina and the […]
Have you noticed that the birds are singing a lot more lately now that Spring is here? Ever wondered what they are saying? According to Sally Roth, author of The Backyard Bird Lover’s Ultimate How To Guide, there are three distinct kinds of bird calls that everyone can learn. Dominance First is “dominance.” This is […]
Landscaping for wildlife can be as easy as planting a couple of bushes, or as complex as your gardening interest will carry you. The four essential ingredients are: food, water, shelter and places to raise young. Start by examining what your yard already provides. Then introduce new elements to supplement and enhance this site for wildlife. […]