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Bird Baths (Or How to Have the Coolest Spot in Town)

Posted by Amanda on 17th Jul 2018

We have said it before and we will say it again: If you want to attract birds to your yard, you need to offer a water source. And this isn’t just a suggestion, according to Cornell University, it is one of the best things you can do for your fine feathered friends.However, not all birdbaths are created equal. There are some do’s and don’ts as well as some guidelines that will help yours be the most attractive:DO NOT add glycerin or antifreeze to a birdbath. This has become somewhat c
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Bird Feeding Masterclass: Playing the Waiting Game

Posted by Amanda Joest on 23rd Feb 2018

Over the years we have provided a lot of tips and tricks so that you can get the most out of your bird feeding experience. Here we have gathered all of that information in one 4-part series. This information is helpful for both the seasoned birder and the beginner, and takes you through the feeding process from start to finish.Let’s face it, it can be frustrating to invest so much time, effort, and money into feeding your birds, just to watch them pass your feeder by. Does this mean that
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10 Must-Have Gifts for the Bird Lover | JCs Wildlife

Posted by Amanda Joest on 15th Dec 2016

Searching for the perfect gift for that special bird enthusiast in your life? Show them how much you care with a gift any bird lover would love to receive!The Team at JCs Wildlife has put together a list of ten birding gifts ideal for any occasion. Read on for recommendations on everything from classic birdhouses, pest proof feeders, and unique birding décor!Searching for the perfect gift for that special bird enthusiast in your life? Show them how much you care with a gift any bird lo
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Winterizing Your Yard For the Birds | JCs Wildlife

Posted by Amanda Joest on 29th Oct 2013

Winterizing Your Yard For the Birds | JCs Wildlife
Photo from Cornell Lab of OrnithologyJack Frost got a head start nipping at our noses (and our birdbaths and our feeders…) this year. Winter provides whole new opportunities to backyard nature enthusiasts. Following these tips to prepare your yard for the coldest weather will ensure that your bird friends are taken care of.The Birdbath:According to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology birds have their ways of conserving water. However, offering a birdbath will still attract birds. Heaters and de-i
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