Silo Feeder Modifications

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We received two lovely silo feeders for Christmas last year, but after using them for a good portion of the year decided they needed a bit of modification. The saucer part at the bottom wasn’t really that big. No sooner … Continued

Peanut Mail

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Several years ago we converted an old rural mailbox into a bird feeder.   We had put it down on an old tree stump and put a few peanuts in it thinking the chipmunk would like it, but to our … Continued

At The Fly Thru Feeder

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The latest feeder is really popular with the birds.  I’m calling it the fly thru feeder as the birds can get right inside to enjoy the seed.  Perhaps it should be fly-thru like the drive-thru restaurants. The downy woodpecker lands … Continued

Feeding in the Rain

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The feeders have been busy places while the rain has been pouring down.  There has been lots of young birds in … perhaps filling up on food for the long flights ahead of them in the coming weeks.  We have … Continued

On and Below the Feeders

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There is always lots of activity at the feeders in the garden.  This past week we’ve seen the black crowned sparrows, doves, cardinals, grosbeaks and more.  The hummingbirds and orioles have been flitting in and out but I haven’t captured … Continued