The 6 BEST Bird Feeder Cameras! (+LIVE streaming options)

The 6 BEST Bird Feeder Cameras! (+LIVE streaming options)

Setting up a camera to watch your bird feeders is tons of fun!   Personally, I love seeing the incredible details of each bird up close, which also makes them easier to identify correctly. Plus, it’s great to be able to share pictures or videos with friends to show off my backyard visitors!   But finding a bird feeder camera that fits your needs can […]

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9 EASY Steps to Clean Your Bird Feeders (Don’t forget #8!)

9 EASY Steps to Clean Your Bird Feeders (Don’t forget #8!)

Cleaning your bird feeders is essential if you want birds to keep visiting!   After all, I bet you’re not visiting any restaurants with old food and dirt scattered around! Related: The 15 Best Bird Feeders In MY Backyard (w/Pics)   I know it sounds simple, but many people never clean their bird feeders, or they do it entirely too infrequently. Unfortunately, messy feeding stations can […]

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7 BEST Glass Hummingbird Feeders! (Beautiful & Functional)

7 BEST Glass Hummingbird Feeders! (Beautiful & Functional)

Do you love GLASS hummingbird feeders?   Well, you are not alone! There are so many different beautiful designs, shapes, sizes, and colors that would look great in your yard.   From whimsical to elegant and everything in between, the options are endless! I sorted through hundreds of different options to find my favorites, which are featured below. RELATED: 25 PROVEN Tips For Attracting Hummingbirds!   […]

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9 UNIQUE Hummingbird Feeders (#7 will make you laugh!)

9 UNIQUE Hummingbird Feeders (#7 will make you laugh!)

Are you looking for a UNIQUE hummingbird feeder?   There are hundreds of choices for feeding these little pollinating birds. When you’re looking for a unique hummingbird feeder, you want to find something as interesting as the hummers themselves. RELATED: The 8 Best Hummingbird Feeders (That Actually Work)   I created a list of my nine FAVORITES, but these options are just scratching the surface. Please […]

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The 8 Best DIY Bird Feeder Poles – Plans, Photos, & Videos!

The 8 Best DIY Bird Feeder Poles – Plans, Photos, & Videos!

Are you thinking of creating your own DIY Bird Feeder Pole? Let me first congratulate you on being a dedicated backyard birder! It’s incredible that you’re using your time and creativity for such a great project. =)   I’ve compiled a list of the best DIY Bird Feeder Poles with videos, photos, and plans. I’m positive you can find a design that’s perfect for you! […]

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The 9 Best Deck Mount Bird Feeder Poles (All Types of Decks!)

The 9 Best Deck Mount Bird Feeder Poles (All Types of Decks!)

Are you thinking about putting a bird feeding pole on your deck?   Honestly, I think it’s a great idea! The best way to view birds from just a few feet away is right outside your back door! Using a deck mount bird feeder guarantees you’ll feel like you’re in the middle of the action.   Take a look below to learn about the nine […]

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7 Things to Consider When Buying a Bird Feeder Pole!

7 Things to Consider When Buying a Bird Feeder Pole!

I think your bird feeder pole is just as important as your bird feeders! It’s not particularly exciting will almost never be the center of attention, but it’s the backbone of your feeding station.   Your bird feeding pole sits there every day doing its job, holding up your feeders. But, like your health or a functioning toilet, you don’t appreciate your bird feeder pole […]

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Do birds become dependent on feeders? (Here’s what science says)

Do birds become dependent on feeders? (Here’s what science says)

“Will birds become dependent on my bird feeders?” The above question is one that I get often. And honestly, I completely understand why it’s a concern for many people.   On the surface, it feels like feeding birds is a good thing, right? We put food in our feeders, assuming that the extra nutrition will help them survive cold winters, intense breeding seasons, or competition […]

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The 8 Best STARLING PROOF Bird Feeders! (w/ pics)

The 8 Best STARLING PROOF Bird Feeders! (w/ pics)

What are the BEST bird feeders that prevent starlings? These invasive birds cause all sorts of trouble. But I’m guessing if you are reading this article, you already knew that. 🙂 The biggest problem, in my opinion, is the number of starlings that tend to show up together. These aggressive flocks keep other species away while devouring all of your expensive bird food. Related: 3 […]

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The 8 BEST Feeders For Orioles (That Actually Work!)

The 8 BEST Feeders For Orioles (That Actually Work!)

Seeing orioles at my backyard bird feeders is always exciting.   Not only are these birds beautiful with their striking orange plumage, but seeing them is a sure sign that summer is just around the corner, as most orioles arrive back to their northern breeding range sometime in May. (And some of you are lucky enough to live where you can see orioles year-round.)   […]

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7 Best Bird Feeders For SMALL Birds In MY Backyard (2022)

7 Best Bird Feeders For SMALL Birds In MY Backyard (2022)

When most people start feeding birds in their backyard, they envision lots of beautiful species quietly sharing the food you have provided. They think somehow the birds will realize that there is plenty to go around and everyone will take turns getting their fill.   Unfortunately, it doesn’t take long to realize that not only do the small songbirds appreciate your free food, but so do […]

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7 Effective Suet Feeders That Attract Woodpeckers! (2022)

7 Effective Suet Feeders That Attract Woodpeckers! (2022)

Through the years, I have tried to find the BEST suet feeders for my backyard, constantly experimenting and looking for the ones that attract the most birds.   I have found there are COUNTLESS types of suet feeders that you can purchase, and they vary significantly in price, design, and quality.   In this article, I plan on showing you some of the BEST suet […]

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The 7 types of bird feeders YOU should own! (2022)

The 7 types of bird feeders YOU should own! (2022)

“How Do I Choose The Right Type of Bird Feeder?“   It’s an extremely common question. Especially from beginners who are just discovering how much fun it is to feed wild birds!   The short answer is that there are many types of bird feeders with each one having its own unique purpose. The bird feeder type that is best for you typically comes down […]

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The 4 Blue Jay Feeders Working Best For Me (2022)

The 4 Blue Jay Feeders Working Best For Me (2022)

My family loves watching Blue Jays visit our bird feeders! Frequently heard before seen, jays typically don’t stay long at our feeding station. Once they land, they quickly take a whole peanut or fill their throat with sunflower seeds and fly off again. *Jump directly to the list of the 4 best bird feeders for Blue Jays.* Unfortunately, because of a Blue Jay’s relatively large […]

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The 4 BEST Window Bird Feeders Working For Me! [2022]

The 4 BEST Window Bird Feeders Working For Me! [2022]

Do you think Smartphones are distracting?   Try putting a bird feeder on your window! My wife regularly snaps me back to reality because I am always staring outside! It’s absolutely incredible to see our backyard birds up close. If I move slowly, I can easily get right next to the window to see their beautiful plumage, unique beaks, or even the color of their […]

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The 15 Best Bird Feeders In MY Backyard (w/Pics)

The 15 Best Bird Feeders In MY Backyard (w/Pics)

Trying to find the BEST bird feeders for my backyard is challenging.   Here’s why:   There are SO MANY options!   With dozens of companies making thousands of unique bird feeders, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and give up.   And since it’s impossible to rate, review, and test all the possible feeder options available, I thought it would be easiest to show you what works […]

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5 Woodpecker Feeders Your Birds Will LOVE (2022)

5 Woodpecker Feeders Your Birds Will LOVE (2022)

Can you think of anyone who doesn’t enjoy woodpeckers at their feeders?   These unique birds are fascinating and fun to watch. And did I mention that woodpeckers love coming to feeders?! Why wouldn’t they? They get an energy boost and easy meal, which helps provide the extra calories needed to survive a harsh winter. RELATED: 6 Proven Ways to Attract Woodpeckers!   So as […]

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The 9 BEST Bird Feeder Poles! (ALL price ranges)

The 9 BEST Bird Feeder Poles! (ALL price ranges)

Your bird feeder pole is the true unsung hero in your backyard. It’s not glamorous, or exciting. It will never be the center of attention (even though it’s located at the center of your backyard feeding station). But your bird feeder pole system could be the most important investment you make in your bird feeding hobby!   Remember that your bird feeders are only as […]

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The 5 BEST Bird Feeders For Cardinals (That Work in 2022)

The 5 BEST Bird Feeders For Cardinals (That Work in 2022)

What are the BEST bird feeders for cardinals? It’s a common question asked by both experienced and beginner bird watchers.   But why?   Well, in my opinion, it’s because the Northern Cardinal is one of the most stunning birds you will find in your yard. In addition, it’s arguably the most popular bird native to North America. RELATED: Watch the two LIVE cameras in […]

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The 4 BEST Finch Feeders In MY Backyard! (2022)

The 4 BEST Finch Feeders In MY Backyard! (2022)

Having a quality finch feeder is a cornerstone of any successful bird feeding station. That’s because finches are some of the most colorful, active, and entertaining birds to observe in your backyard! In my neck of the woods (Ohio), the two most common finches that come to my feeders provide a nice contrast of colors. The House Finch displays beautiful shades of red, while the American […]

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The 5 BEST Bluebird Feeders To Try (Perfect for Mealworms)

The 5 BEST Bluebird Feeders To Try (Perfect for Mealworms)

What are the BEST bird feeders for bluebirds? Unfortunately, getting bluebirds to come to your bird feeders can be challenging. The problem is that bluebirds don’t (rarely) eat bird seed!   Instead, bluebirds LOVE eating mealworms! Mealworms are the larvae of the darkling beetle (So technically they are not worms at all). They are easy to raise and commercially available as bird food, pet food, […]

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