Most Common Backyard Birds

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If feeding wild birds is a new interest to you, you are probably wondering what birds will visit your backyard. Find out here what is most commonly seen. By now, you may even have your first bird feeder placed and filled with seed. I am sure that as a beginning bird feeder, you are excited […]

Cardinals vs Chickadees and Titmice

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Being the most frequent wild birds at my feeders, I have become familiar with cardinals as well as titmice and their relatives, the chickadees. I have noticed over time that cardinals tend to be very nervous and are very quick to flee from the feeders and head for cover in reaction to the slightest unexpected […]

Finches vs.Titmice

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I have noticed in the course of feeding backyard birds during the Spring months in South Central Pennsylvania, that House Finches and Goldfinches tend to be more dependent on human food sources, whereas Chickadees and Titmice fend more for themselves. Why might this be the case? Chickadees and Titmice are likely to come and go […]

What birds are more dependent during Spring bird feeding?

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During spring bird feeding months, common backyard birds seem less dependent on bird feeders, because natural food sources are becoming attainable. The main birds you will be feeding through spring are migratory birds, because their natural food sources are not native to your backyard. Although this makes them far more dependent upon feeders, they still are in […]