Winter Bird Feeding: Bringin' in the Birds

Birds require increased caloric intake during the winter months just as the harsh weather tapers off their pickings. Follow these winter bird feeding techniques to keep the birds healthy and pleased.



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Hey, winter's a tough time for humans, too. Fortunately, we have our feathered friends to put a brighter face on the season. Through winter bird feeding, you'll be able to watch their cheerful antics as they come and go at your feeders.
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Male Northern Cardinal
A male northern cardinal on the approach to a backyard winter lunch.
Photo by Maslowski Wildlife Productions
Male Red Bellied Woodpecker
A male red-bellied woodpecker enjoys sunflower seeds.
Photo by Maslowski Wildlife Productions

















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