There are many things you can do to attract backyard birds into your yard for
you and your family's viewing pleasure. Attracting the largest variety of wild
birds to your own backyard can be rewarding providing you follow some basic
guidelines. Where you live doesn't really matter- in an apartment, townhouse or
single family dwelling, in the city, suburbs or country.
Bird watching is one of the fastest growing sources of outdoor recreation
in the country.
The most effective way to attract Brass tap Suppliers the widest
variety of birds to your yard is to put out separate feeders for each type of
food and placing them around your backyard. Supplemental bird feeders and bird
baths will draw large numbers of birds where you can see and appreciate Brass fitting them. You will want
to consider different types of feeding stations such as a platform feeder for
ground feeding birds, hanging feeders for perching birds and suet feeders for
insect eating birds. It's healthier for the birds to get the their food at a
feeding station, rather than off the ground.
If birds pass through your yard, but don't seem to want to stay, it's most
likely because your yard doesn't provide a varied, long-term food supply. All
bird species have their own unique food requirements that will change as the
seasons change. It's very important for you to learn the food habits of the
birds you wish to attract. You can then plant the appropriate trees, shrubs, and
flowers to provide the fruits, berries, seeds, acorns, and nectar.
Trying to transform your yard into a haven for birds can be very
frustrating so plan on making gradual changes by Identifying one or two areas to
concentrate on for the first year. Many of the birds that visit your backyard
feeders and baths may stay and nest in nearby trees. Most of them will not nest
in boxes. You should consider their food and shelter requirements in your
When you are developing a long-term water source for your garden, you will
want to plan for the type of water feature that birds adapt to most quickly: a
shallow, rough-bottomed pool of still water. Birds will shy away from water that
is more than 2"-3" deep. The sound of loud, moving water is a dynamic attraction
to most birds and will draw them from longer. A dripper or circulating pump can
add just the right sound to attract wild birds. Water becomes a problem when it
rests at the bottom of a bird house.