Ann McCarthy, manager of our Eagan All Seasons Wild Bird Store location, shares her family’s bird feeding story. Birdland It all started with a bird feeder… In the mid-70’s my folks moved our family to Eagan. We settled in to our new home located on an acre lot that included a small pond. Around us were cornfields, woodlands and mostly…
Harsh winter weather and scarce food options are challenges for our backyard birds. See the following short video for a few things you can do to help increase their chances of survival.
The month of February was designated National Bird Feeding Month by an Illinois congressman, John Porter. In 1994, he read a resolution in to the Congressional Record. The month is an ideal time for promoting and enjoying the experience of wild bird feeding. The theme for 2019 is to ensure that our birds, our harbingers of spring, get enough to…
We love feeding birds because we get to see them up close and appreciate their beauty and personalities. But is bird feeding beneficial to birds? Find out in this short video!
When temperatures drop, trips out to fill bird feeders can be daunting! Here are three tips to make winter bird feeding easier. Watch our brief video for some great tips!
Suet isn’t Just for Winter Anymore In the spring and summer, it is a great way to provide brooding birds and their nestlings with a generous amount of calories in an easy-to-eat form. Suet with insects or fruit added appeal to a wide range of birds and may provide a source of insects when they are scarce.
Nyjer® is a highly nutritious seed imported from Africa that is heat-treated to prevent germination. It’s a favorite of goldfinches, redpolls, Pine Siskins and more! Contrary to popular belief, Nyjer is not related to thistle. Learn more about Nyjer in the video below!