Category Archives: House

How to Attract Bluebirds to Your Yard


Like most birds, bluebirds need food, water and shelter. Bluebirds however, are particular about what they like. In this article we will discuss proven techniques for attracting Bluebirds and some interesting facts about bluebirds. Continue reading

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Disease prevention


We occasionally get questions at the Wild Bird House where someone sees a bird that looks sick and wants to know what can be done. Here are a few relatively common feeder bird diseases that people occasionally see. Continue reading

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Fall Maintenance for Purple Martin Houses


When the Martins have left for the year, it is important to lower the housing, thoroughly clean it out and plug it up for the winter. Not only will cleaning remove any parasites and bacteria, but plugging the holes will prevent unwanted guests like Sparrows and Starlings from taking up residence. Continue reading

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