Hawks & Flocks: Predators at Bird Feeders

Juvenile Cooper's Hawk Eating a House Finch
Juvenile Cooper’s Hawk Eating a House Finch

Sooner or later you will probably see a hawk at your bird feeders. When a hawk hunts at feeders, feeder birds will react. And maybe you will react too! What will birds do? What will you do?

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Maryland Backyard Birds

Northern Cardinal

What birds can you expect to see in a Maryland backyard? While every property is different with its own mix of birds, many are pretty typical. These are the Maryland backyard birds commonly seen in our central Maryland yard.

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Squirrel Buster Classic Feeder Review

American Goldfinches on Squirrel Buster Classic Feeder
American Goldfinches on Squirrel Buster Classic Feeder

I’ve seen the Squirrel Buster Classic in stores before but always thought that its sister, the Squirrel Buster Plus, was a newer, better, bigger feeder. So I never gave this one much thought. But last year I took another look at it and have been using one in my yard ever since. I’ve found that I really like it and so do the birds! Here is my review of this feeder.

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