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Tips for Building a Birdhouse

Tips for Building a Birdhouse

Posted by Todd Metcalfe on Oct 6th 2017

Building a birdhouse is a straight forward set of tasks. Purchase your wood, make a box, add a roof and a floor, drill a hole for the bird to enter and exit through, and then hang your bird hous … read more
​Don’t Let Squirrels Deter you From Feeding the Birds!

​Don’t Let Squirrels Deter you From Feeding the Birds!

Posted by Todd Metcalfe on Sep 21st 2017

Squirrels are persistent. They are relentless in their search for new ways to get to the seed you intend to feed your birds. Left unchecked they can take over your back yard. I have heard stories fr … read more
Goldfinch Fledglings!

Goldfinch Fledglings!

Posted by Todd Metcalfe on Sep 14th 2017

You may have noticed that your thistle feed has been going quickly recently. You may have also noticed birds chirping constantly, and seeming to follow and pester another goldfinch. You are espec … read more
Last Call for Hummingbirds!

Last Call for Hummingbirds!

Posted by Todd Metcalfe on Sep 7th 2017

I am going to miss watching the hummingbirds. My home office window overlooks one of our feeders. Watching the daily territorial battles between the zipping little hummers is always entertaining. I lo … read more
Should You Use No-Mess Bird Seed?

Should You Use No-Mess Bird Seed?

Posted by Todd Metcalfe on Aug 24th 2017

Pros: Will not harm grass Attracts more birds Can increase the time birds spend at your feeder Encourages less waste Less waste can lead to fewer squirrels Cons: Expensive Not as resilien … read more