Molting

WILD BIRD MOLTING in Late Summer Feathers don’t last forever, so most songbirds will shed them at least once a year. This changeover, called molting, takes place after nesting season is over. By the time of Fall migration, birds are usually re-feathered. This late-summer molt is a total make over. Birds will lose and replace […]

Build a Bluebird Trail

CREATE YOUR OWN BLUEBIRD TRAIL ….Compliments of Wild Birds Forever The gentle and beautiful bluebird was once very common in North America. The bluebird is a beneficial bird, eating many insects that ruin our crops and gardens such as cutworms and grasshoppers. Today, the number of bluebirds has diminished due to habitat loss, overuse of […]

Bird Houses

BIRDHOUSES AND NESTING MATERIALS Spring is nesting time for our feathered friends. You may have noticed many of your backyard birds engaging in elaborate courtship rituals or staking territory. Your backyard birds will now be busy selecting a nesting site, collecting nesting materials and building a nest (which can take thousands of trips.) Attracting nesting […]

Backyard Wildlife Habitat

Creating a Backyard Habitat Habitat restoration is vital for wild birds and other wildlife due to our commercial and residential infringement on their natural areas. We’re good at building places to live but don’t give much thought to creating habitat – places where we can live in harmony with other living creatures. It is up […]