Woodlink Squirrel-Proof Seed Tube Feeder Review

American Goldfinches Eating Sunflower in Woodlink Feeder
American Goldfinches Eating Sunflower in Woodlink Feeder

When larger nuisance birds dominate bird feeders, adding a cage feeder can let smaller birds eat. My newest feeder is a Woodlink Squirrel-Proof Seed Tube Feeder in their Coppertop Tube Feeder Series. I like this feeder very much.

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Grackles vs Nuttery Globe Feeder (Review)

The Nuttery Globe Seed Feeder
The Nuttery Globe Seed Feeder

When Common Grackles camped out on my feeders in the spring, I got a Nuttery Globe Feeder to give smaller birds a chance to eat. Cage feeders like this one are sometimes the only way to keep aggressive nuisance birds from dominating feeders.

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Watching the Birds Rise

White-Throated Sparrow
Early Morning White-Throated Sparrow

There is something very special about watching a new day begin with the birds. From quiet darkness, to the first early chirps, to the first few winged visitors, building to the busy activity of dozens, local birds are a big part of the start of each new day. If you pay attention, you are likely to see patterns in bird activity in your yard. Every yard is different and every day is different, but this is the pattern I see on a typical winter morning in my yard.

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