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How to Attract Specific Birds to Your Yard: 15 Blogs Tell the Tips


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, greenliving, protection, wildlife, birds, feeders )

Cher
- 530 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
If you want to attract specific birds to your bird feeder, there are a few basic things you need to know--the types of birds native to your area, and what they like to eat.



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Kit B. (276)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 11:46 am

Thanks, I seem to attract many using the food that is appropriate for the area.
 

Joan McAllister (1064)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 12:24 pm
Good Tips. Noted Thanks Cher
 

Barbara D. (78)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 12:52 pm
I'm an avid (okay, kooky?) bird enthusiast so I have feeders of all sizes and shapes, provide seeds, fruits, bugs, and suet, and have planted a wide variety of trees and shrubs. And I am just *tickled pink* that such a huge variety of birdies come to my little smorgasbord.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (447)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 2:45 pm
Thanks for the info.
 

Lisa sick Windsor (149)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 3:41 pm
I love all birds and enjoy feeding them and watching them, thanks for article!
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 4:19 pm
Thanks. They eat the pine nuts outside my window that the squirrels stored away for winter, LOL!
 

Robert O. (12)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 9:29 pm
Thanks Cher!
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 10:30 pm
Thank you! Naturally, I saved the post to my favorites. (n, p, t)
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (382)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 3:08 am
Thank you. In Israel we don't have bird feeders, I guess they would be destroyed by all the wildlife around. We do have bird baths, though, in private houses.
 

lori c. (29)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 3:31 am
thanks
 

Lindsay Kemp (1)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 4:44 am
Thanks - the birds in my garden are currently eating me out of house and home!
 

John De Avalon (35)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 5:25 am
Lovely article! The wild birds (and animals) need our help and kindness...
 

John Gregoire (260)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 5:50 am
A couple of additinal points to remember. Feeding incurs a health responsibility as many avian diseases are spread as a result of bird feeders. Clean up the chaff regularly. Change hummingbird sugar solution at least weekly, more often in hot weather. Clean feeders often. After throrough cleaning dip feeders in a 10% bleack solution and let air dry before refilling. After a rain, clean all the yucky chaff off of seed trays as it harbors disease. Be leery of hummingbird feeders that are hard to clean and overly fancy. Choose ones with wide mouths that you can easily insert a bottle brush into. Some of the best are only 5 dollars.

By all means, enjoy the birds but do keep them healthy.
john

PS. Starnge to see a Eurpean bird as lead to this largely North American series of blogs.
 

Ruth S. (304)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 8:32 am
Thank you for the tips.
 

Sara P. (64)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 9:06 am
Nice article, thanks Cher.
 

Shanti S. (0)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 10:55 am
Thank you.
 

Laurie H. (725)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 7:26 pm
great article & info!!!TY!~
 

Carol H. (229)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 7:46 pm
thanks Cher, noted
 
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