Sunday, April 29, 2012


Did you know that hummingbirds can travel up to sixty miles per hour, the same speed of a hawk? This gives them the advantage of escaping most enemies, but beware, even though they are little they will not hesitate to tangle with larger birds if given the chance.

Friday, April 6, 2012


Did you know that color is important to birds when they are selecting what to eat? White foods such as white bread, the inside of doughnuts and white suet are very attractive to birds. Birds who like the color black love thistle and black sunflower seeds. Most birds prefer red fruit and red berries. Check out the list below as to what birds like what foods.

Sunflower Seeds - Cardinal, Goldfinch, Black Capped Chickadee, Titmouse, Nuthatch

Peanut Butter - Carolina Wren, Cardinal, Sparrows, Titmouse, Black Capped Chickadee

Bread & Doughnuts - Sparrows, Cardinals, Warblers, Blue Jays, Nuthatch, Bluebird

Suet - House Finch, Chickadee, Nuthatch, Carolina Wren, Blue Jay

Berries - Bluebird, Carolina Wren, Baltimore Oriole, Robin, Warblers, Chickadees