Feeder Placement

Where is the best place to install your feeder? You probably will want to place your feeder where you will be able to watch the birds feed. You will also want the placement to be in a location where you can keep a vigilant eye over the feeder, in order to refill the feeders when seed is low.
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Feeder Maintenance

It is recomended that you clean your feeders at least once every two weeks. A suggested cleaning method is to scrub with mild soap and water. You may also choose to dip the feeder in a bath of nine parts water to one part household bleach. Make sure your feeder is dry before inserting fresh seed. It is also advisable to rake or clean under the feeder, as the decomposing hulls may harbor bacteria that could harm ground gleaning...
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Wild Bird Feeding

Bird feeding has been a tradition from at least the times of early poets. It provides many of us with the chance to view birds and their behavior up close. It can also be good for birds as well as our pets, who may be fascinated watching them from a window. When is the best time for bird feeding during the winter, spring, and summer? It may seem obvious that winter is the prime time to feed birds due to the lack of natural food from seed bearing plants and trees. However, it is a delight to see a new species during the spring and summer months, when migrating birds stop for a treat. During the early summer months, you nay have visitors who are nesting in a nearby location. Remember, birds also need fresh...
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