Want to keep your suet feeder from being dominated by European Starlings and Common Grackles? One way is to put the suet beyond their reach in Erva’s Starling-Proof Suet Feeder. While I’m a fan of upside-down suet feeders and have used them for years, Erva’s method of putting the suet deep in a cage has promise. This feeder allows smaller birds access to the suet while caging larger birds out.Continue reading Erva Starling-Proof Suet Feeder Review
Looking for suet that European Starlings and Common Grackles won’t eat? In cooler months of the year, try pure suet. I’ve been experimenting with this type of commercial suet this winter and spring. Pure suet has downsides, but it is worth adding to your bird feeding bag of tricks. Here’s why.Continue reading Suet Starlings and Grackles Won’t Eat?
Peanuts are loved by many backyard birds. Full of protein and fat, peanuts are a great source of energy. Here are three ways I feed birds peanuts in the feeders in my yard.Continue reading Feeding Peanuts to Backyard Birds