Buying a Bird Feeder: How To Choose The Right Bird Feeder For You

2017-03-17T20:12:56+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Bird Feeders, Birds|

If you've spent time looking at all the bird feeders at the Wildlife Garden, it probably doesn't surprise you that we use the phrase, "Over 300 styles of bird feeders or bird houses" to describe our bird feeder department, and, hopefully, you have concluded that if you ever need to buy someone a bird feeder [...]

Juncos Journeying your Way

2017-02-20T22:42:21+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Birds, Tips|

When you think about Fall Migration in Northeastern Ohio, do you think about hummingbirds, orioles, grosbeaks, red-winged blackbirds and other summer visitors heading south? Don't forget now is the time to put out the welcome mat for Dark-eyed Juncos returning to "balmy Ohio" for the winter after nesting in Canada during the summer. Arrivals of [...]

Watch for Baby Blues in Your Backyard

2017-02-20T22:28:56+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Birds|

The sun glinting off the brilliant blue back of a male Eastern Bluebird perched in your backyard-what could be better? How about newly fledged, speckled breasted baby bluebirds eating from a feeder right next to your patio with the proud parents in close attendance? Not too many years ago, bluebird populations in Ohio and other [...]

Goldfinches In Winter

2017-03-02T10:53:03+00:00 February 4th, 2017|Birds, Tips|

What's the most important thing to know about attracting Goldfinches to Ohio backyards in the wintertime?  Water!   Learning how to use--and how to avoid--water can make a significant difference in your enjoyment of goldfinches during the winter months. Although winter finches lack the bright yellow plumage sported by the males in the summertime, both male [...]