Keep Ants Out of Hummingbird Feeders
Ants are attracted to sugar and sweetness and since hummingbird feeders are made up of sugar water, they, of course, are going to go straight for the mixture. Here are 6 ways to keep ants out of your hummingbird feeders.
Birds Like Safflower Seed Squirrels Dislike
Looking to keep the squirrels off your feeders? Try changing your birdseed. Birds like safflower seed squirrels dislike it. So, if your are looking for a great way to feed the birds and keep the squirrels at bay, look toward the seed.
Red Tailed Hawk
You can find red tailed hawks in every eco-system there is. This raptor will hunt down voles,mice, rabbits, birds, snakes and squirrels. You can find them sitting high in trees and on telephone poles watching for motion on edges of fields. Once the hawk spots its prey it will swoop down and pick it up.
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
The eastern tiger swallowtail (Papilio glaucus), is a species of swallowtail butterfly native to eastern North America. It is one of the most familiar butterflies in the eastern United States, where it is common in many different habitats.
How to Clean a Birdbath
Is it time to clean your birdbath? You just cringed – I feel your pain. Here is an easy way to clean your birdbath and check out the link on how to clean a birdbath and keep the water fresh and clean.
Keep Birdbaths Fresh and Clean
I’m a little embarrassed to say that my birdbath is a mess right now. Overtime, the summer weather turns hot and I get “busy.” Too busy to stay on top of cleaning a bird bath. If I am not out there to change the water every day it isn’t easy to keep birdbaths fresh and clean.
Gear for Birdwatching
Glorious days are here. I started a serious fetish with tracking down and photographing each of the warblers that are said to visit Wisconsin. I live in Green Bay and our area receives its fair share of the feathered friends.
Sound of a Catbird
Think you can’t identify any bird by sound? After you hear the unusual cat-like cries of the catbird, it will leave you with a lasting impression on why the bird is called a catbird and you will be able to identify the sound of a catbird.