How to make ● a SQUIRREL PROOF Bird Feeder
It allows birds to enter to get to the bird seed but.
Feeders provide window to wildlife03/23/17 ,via Thousand Oaks Acorn
FOR THE BIRDS—While feeders seem like a nice way to watch small birds as they eat, bigger birds and other critters also appreciate a free meal and may crowd out the sparrows and finches the feeder was meant for. of redwinged blackbirds attempt to
Picking the right bird feeder and how to keep it stocked02/24/17 ,via News & Observer
Other feeder types include thistle feeders – tube-shaped with tiny openings for narrow thistle seed that is preferred by a variety of small birds, such as finches; suet feeders that are made of wire and hold suet mixture that is particularly attractive
Gardening for Bird Habitat03/23/17 ,via Sonoma County Gazette
When we think of attracting birds to our garden, we normally think of putting up bird feeders. But it can be Birds like small flowering plants in and around the bushes, rather than a flat, mowed lawn. California Poppies provide seeds for
Bear appears in Easthampton resident's backyard - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM03/21/17 ,via WESTERNMASSNEWS.com
He took the bird feeders, so I think he's been by looking for any more," Whittemore said. Whittemore's wife leaves bird seed out and takes them in every night. "She feels bad for the birds. It's a small price to pay," Whittemore noted. One local
How Alaska's Jay birds spread their seeds02/24/17 ,via Juneau Empire (subscription)
They are also seed predators, along with sparrows and finches, chickadees, squirrels, mice and others. In this capacity, they raid bird feeders and train humans to offer peanuts. Sometimes they cache their seedy prizes under a bit of moss or a stick
Attracting BirdsSunset Publishing Company. 2000. ISBN: 0376030933,9780376030931. 128 pages.
With over 200 bright color photographs illustrating easy, step-by-step procedures to create things birds adore, bird lovers everywhere will have no problem attracting lots of feathered friends with this new volume. It features helpful garden planning guidelines to help readers create bird-friendly habitats, as well as instructions for building feeders, birdbaths, pools, birdhouses and nesting shelves. In addition to the innovative ideas for creating a personal bird sanctuary, this book...
Marc Morrone's Ask the Bird Keeperi5 Publishing. 2012. ISBN: 9781937049942,1937049949. 128 pages.
Made famous on The Martha Stewart Show on television and Sirius radio, Marc Morrone is front and center to answer his viewers’ (and his readers’) many questions about their favorite pets. In Ask the Bird Keeper, Marc’s quirky, entertaining personality shines on every page as he spews out his wisdom, know-how, and hilarious anecdotes to answer dozens of questions. Divided into nine chapters, this book offers answers on hundreds of topics about feeding, housing, training, healthy, anatomy, and...
Schoolyard ScienceNSTA Press. 2017. ISBN: 9781936137466,1936137461. 136 pages.
With 101 easy and inexpensive activities to do on school grounds, Schoolyard Science can help students develop their observation and inquiry skills as well as an appreciation of their outdoor environment. Covering topics such as lower plants, gardens, insects and other invertebrates, energy, and Earth science, Thomas Lord and Holly Travis provide activities that will help teachers become more comfortable with incorporating the outdoors into their curriculum.
Outwitting SquirrelsChicago Review Press. 2014. ISBN: 9781613749449,1613749449. 240 pages.
Bird-loving Americans share a common problem: squirrels! These fast, greedy, incredibly crafty, fluffy-tailed rodents pillage birdfeeders before owners’ very eyes. For 25 years, Outwitting Squirrels has been leading the charge to help bird lovers defend their feeders. This classic defense manual for the besieged birder has been fully updated to deal with the more tech-savvy twenty-first-century squirrel. It provides 101 cunning strategies, both serious and hilarious, for outsmarting these...