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How can I discourage Grackles and Starlings at my feeder?


The good news is, there are effective strategies for dealing with these birds. Although, none are without trade-offs. Continue reading

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Ruby Throated Hummingbird


Hummingbird nectar is very close in composition to the pure natural nectar hummers harvest from flowers. Sugar is their natural diet. Hummingbirds also eat insects for protein. The only caution about using hummingbird nectar is that you must mix the proper solution and clean and maintain your hummingbird feeder. Although these two tasks are small, they must be done with responsibility. Continue reading

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