Caring for Birds

How much do wild birds visiting bird feeders weigh?

Well they’re not quite light as a feather, but they don’t go down like a lead balloon when they fly either. So how much do your favorite backyards birds truly weigh? Here are the average weights of some of the most common visitors to backyard bird feeders as well some feeder foes. Most Desired & Learn More

Winter Migration: Which birds stay and how do they stay warm?

Winter migration and the backyard birds who stay behind can raise many questions about how a bird survives such journeys and temperatures. When the winter snow starts falling in many parts of the country some backyard birds will have already departed for warmer climates while other birds are migrating into backyards from further North. Only Learn More

Jump-start Birds’ Journeys With a Migration Ready Yard

Migrating birds are now making their way south for winter. Some people believe this is now the time to cut back on their backyard feeding so they don’t distract these birds on the move. This could not be further from the truth. Fall is a fantastic time to feed birds. Offering a steady, plentiful bounty Learn More

How to Feed Wild Birds Through All the Seasons

Feeding wild birds is one of the best ways to impact the world around you. The simple act of putting out a bird feeder and keeping it full can greatly improve the chances that birds and their offspring will survive. Many believe that birds only benefit from feeders during certain times of the year. However, Learn More

Bird Feeding Tips

6 Steps to Turn Your Yard into a Sanctuary for Birds Developed by the Wild Bird Feeding Industry and partners. Put out the welcome mat! Create a habitat with native plants to provide natural food, shelter from weather and predators, and nesting sites. Provide feeders, nest boxes and water. Prepare a proper menu. Offering the right foods year round Learn More