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Feeders in Focus

Generally speaking birds -- like people -- prefer to eat in different places. For example, towhees, juncos, white-crowned and Harris sparrows all prefer the ground. Rarely do they visit feeders four or five feet up in the air. Chickadees and finches, on the other hand, frequent hanging or pole-mounted feeders all the time.

Attracting birds is remarkably easy. Provide the birds with foods they like, from a feeder they can easily access, in a habitat conducive to their safety and they will flock to your yard. The focus will be on features and advantages of a variety of bird feeders. The goal is to give you lots of information so you can design the best possible feeding station for your bird-friendly backyard...

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