The Effects of this Harsh Summer Weather
This was a challenging summer weather-wise with unprecedented drought and heat. I lost many of my “bird staples” this summer. All my blueberries dies, I lost my whole crop of Elderberr y and I doubt I will see any fruit on my Viburnum – all things I count on for my backyard birds. The Coneflower and Black Eyed Susan are shriveled. It will be unlikely that there will be seeds sitting on those flowers for winter feeding.
Be aware in the coming months that there will likely be less for birds and other wildlife to forage this winter. Consider purchasing quality food and high energy suet to help your birds through the winter.
Most people show an affinity toward owls. Because of their large heads and forward-looking face, owls have the appearance of wisdom. There are about 236 species of owls in the world in which there are 19 species in North America. Owls can be divided into 2 groups –...
Hello, my little birding friends! Hope this newsletter finds you all well and hope you enjoyed the holidays and got a lot of nice presents!! I can’t believe how warm it was in December. I saw people wearing shorts, t-shirts and flop flops!
As we approach the colder months and begin to think about our feathered friends, take some time to consider how your plants and leaves can benefit them until spring. While birds rely on seeds and berries as the dominant food source in the winter months there are many ways to feed them naturally.