Birds Are Foodies, Too

Birds Are Foodies, Too

Seeds, nectar and worms - these are common answers if ever you would ask about the most commonly known foods birds consume. Probably due to the fact that is how it is depicted in movies or in television. However in reality, their diets are not limited to just those. There are birds in the wild and those in captivity that want more, may it be due to their nutritional needs or just their preference. This is best seen in how nuthatches, cardinals and woodpeckers prefer to consumer suet cakes made from beef fat…Read more …
Facts Behind the Myth on Feeding Breads to Birds

Facts Behind the Myth on Feeding Breads to Birds

Remember how, as a child, you were always given crumbs of bread to be fed to birds in the park? Or how your father always try to sway away the birds in your garden by throwing bread crumbs miles away from your produce? Well, times have passed and there have been various claims on how birds’ health could be in danger by eating bread. These claims comes despite the fact that there are still many birds munching away on bread, may it be in parks or in the comfort of your own backyard.…Read more …
Feed Recipes for Rare Birds

Feed Recipes for Rare Birds

For any ornithologist and bird watchers, nothing beats the joy brought by seeing a rare bird. Bragging rights, a beautiful photograph that could land in every bird watching magazine and stories to tell everyone - these are some of the benefits of seeing rare birds in the wild or even in the comfort of your own backyard. But how do you attract these kind of birds into your property? Should you just wait for luck to kick in and do its job or is there a way you can take over and make…Read more …
Attract Hummingbirds Into Your Garden: The Essentials

Attract Hummingbirds Into Your Garden: The Essentials

With springtime in full swing, our avian friends are slowly returning from their migration and this is the best time for you to introduce your beautiful backyard to them. While the thought of getting these beautiful creatures near your garden might look like hard work, being equipped with the right knowledge and proper tools could easily sway them into your property. Here are some essentials to get you started: Have the Right Recipe for Nectars So our little fellows have a sweet tooth, why not take advantage of that fact and search for…Read more …
Bird Photography Like a Pro

Bird Photography Like a Pro

DSLR camera, check. All the lens that could fit that camera, check. Tripod to prevent blurry shots, check. Wait, something still missing - oh yeah, how could you best use these tools to take stunning photographs of all kinds of birds? Yes, having the right equipment is a step to that photograph soon to be celebrated by bird enthusiasts around the world, but knowing the right techniques and style to take photographs is another thing. Good thing, all things could be learned. From what factors to consider when taking a bird’s photograph to…Read more …