How to Choose the Best Wild Bird Feeder
Using wild bird feeders is the easiest way to attract birds into your yard.
There are many types of bird feeders on the market today and most
are designed for wild
There are also a few types of food such as suet
bird food or sugar
solution for hummingbirds that require a special type of bird
So how do you know which feeder to choose?
There are two ways you can decide on a feeder for your
The first way would be to research
the types of wild birds you
want to attract.
To do this, you will need to learn a few things about feeding
habits and migration patterns
. This can be very educational and
The second way is to just have fun!
Put out several types of bird feeders filled with different types of
wild bird food
. Then wait to see what types of wild birds are
attracted to your feeders.
The fun part will be grabbing the binoculars
before anyone else, so you can identify that new bird
at the feeder!
When choosing a feeder, there are a few things to
The ideal feeder should be:
- Sturdy enough to withstand winter
- Tight enough to keep the seeds dry
- Large enough to avoid constant refilling
- Easy to assemble
- Easy to clean
These are the Feeders That I Use
I use many types of bird feeders in my yard. Each one is used to hold a
certain type of bird seed or attract a specific species
I have found that using several types of bird feeders attract a larger
variety of birds
. The links below describe each type of bird
including what type of seed or food to use, the best place to place
them, the types of wild birds they attract and more.
Choosing the right bird feeder may seem difficult.
Within each style of bird feeder described here there are many
variations. If you are not which one is right for you, then try a few
different ones. You will always attract more wild birds with a variety
of wild bird feeders.
Remember that the birds care more about the food than
how to protect your wild bird feeder from pests.
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