Living the Country Life
More
Close

Birds Content

Story
Winter is a tough season for birds. There will be more survivors to greet spring if we help our feathered friends.
It’s tough to pull worms out of frozen soil, or find bugs that have gone into hiding and are off the menu. The fruit trees are barren and the nuts have either been collected or eaten. That...
Story
Choosing the right bird feeder is key to your success.
If you want to attract birds to your window this winter make sure you have the right feeder and the correct bird food. Food and water are needed for maximum benefit to the birds. CLICK ON OUR...
Story
What sounds like several different species of birds in your trees might only be one
They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that's the case, mockingbirds are gaining a lot of friends. Keith Arnold is a professor emeritus at Texas A&M University. He says...
Story
Close observation of bird behaviors and characteristics can help you pinpoint the species
Radio interview source: Steve Dinsmore, Avian Ecologist, Iowa State University   Listen to the radio mp3 or read below Most of us are used to seeing the regular birds that visit the yard such...
Story
The only birds in the coop should be yours
Radio interview source: Jesse Lyons, Extension Poultry Specialist, University of Missouri   Listen to the radio mp3 or read below Sometimes the chicken coop will become a favorite hangout for...
Slideshow
Follow these tips to keep birds coming back to your place.
Story
House sparrows are often called flying rats because they compete for nesting and feeding sites of other birds. It's hard to eliminate them, but you can take steps to reduce their numbers.
Radio interview source: Bill Thompson, Bird Expert Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   Finches, cardinals, and woodpeckers are pesky birds, but are often more...
Slideshow
Ever wonder what might go "bump in the night" in your backyard? Well, with the advent of technology and inspiration from the hunting community, wonder no more. The proof is in the digital...
Slideshow
Housing birds isn't as easy as putting up a birdhouse; take these tips into consideration!
Slideshow
Keep these charming creatures on your acreage with these tips.

Pages