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​Birding Festivals to Attend This Spring | JCs Wildlife

Posted by Amanda Joest on 4th Apr 2017

​Birding Festivals to Attend This Spring | JCs Wildlife
Spring has finally sprung and that can mean only one thing – it’s birding festival season! We’ve rounded up some of the best and most exciting birding festivals happening around the country this spring, so get your binoculars and cameras ready, these are too good to miss!  NORTHWEST  Harney County Migratory Bird Festival, Burns, Oregon, April 6-9Join in on the fun and witness the spectacular migration in Harney Basin of Southeast Oregon. You’ll witness thousands of birds as
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10 Favorite Bird Watching Locations Across America

Posted by Amanda Joest on 24th Mar 2017

On any given day in the United States millions of bird lovers are outside watching birds. Not only is bird watching a fun and enjoyable hobby, it’s a great way to get outdoors and even get some exercise too. If you’re used to enjoying the birds from your own backyard, why not explore the immense beauty of nature and head out on a Birdwatching Vacation this year? The following are some of the hottest birdwatching locations in America.1. Southeastern Arizona  Arizona has dozens of nota
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​Which Birdseed is Best? | JCs Wildlife Blog

Posted by Amanda Joest on 13th Mar 2017

​Which Birdseed is Best? | JCs Wildlife Blog
Spotting a new or rare bird perched at the backyard bird feeder is one of life’s simple joys. Not only is it fun to watch the various birds come by for a visit, but feeding our feathered friends also helps sustain them when inclement weather makes foraging difficult. More than 50 million people in the United States alone have backyard birdfeeders, but knowing the best type of birdseed to buy is not always easy. The following guide breaks down seed varieties to help you decide on the best blen
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Information on CHARMing Goldfinches | JCs Wildlife

Posted by Amanda Joest on 10th Feb 2017

                                         CHARMing Goldfinches!   American Goldfinches are some of the most recognizable, friendly birds in the avian world. With their bright color and bouncy behavior, it is no wonder why a group of Goldfinches is known as a charm. Check out these interesting facts and feeding tips to keep them coming back.Finch Feeding Tips:While American Goldfinche
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​Top 5 Bird Feeding Fails | JCs Wildlife

Posted by Amanda Joest on 1st Feb 2017

Feeding the birds is a fun way to get to know the native birds in your area. The JCs Wildlife Team has put together five “feeding fails” to avoid. Read on for insider tips on keeping your birds happy and healthy! 1. Dirty Feeders A clean feeder equals happy birds! Sadly, a not so clean one can spread sickness and parasites to your feathered friends. Keeping feeders clean is an essential part of feeder maintenance that ensures a healthy bird and brood habitat. Feeders simpl
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