Published by the Wild Bird Habitat Stores Swoosh! Out of the corner of my eye a blur of feathers catapults across my backyard powered by stiff, rapid wing beats. Blue Jays immediately sound the alarm. Their calls alert all the birds that haven’t yet taken flight or headed for cover as they bolt for safety….

Attracting and Feeding Orioles

How To Attract Orioles Most birds migrate at night, spending daytime hours to forage for food and rest. When they arrive at a location in the early morning hours these birds are cold, tired, and hungry. The first thing they will do is to locate a source of food. This is why timing is important when…

How To Focus Binoculars

Central focusing binoculars have three moveable adjustment.
1. The first is called the interpupillary adjustment which means adjusting the barrels so the binoculars fit to the users particular eyespan. Begin by moving the eyepieces closer together or farther apart until they are comfortably in front of your eyes.

2. The second adjustment takes place at the center wheel, the focusing knob that moves both eyepieces at the same time. However since there is often a difference between the user’s two eyes a third adjustment is available to correct that difference.


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Getting Ready for Winter Bird Feeding

Winter Bird Feeding By: Dave Titterington The Wild Bird Habitat Store October! A time of change. Winter will soon be settling in across the Central Great Plains and the signs are everywhere. Shorter daylight hours are changing the leaves from summer greens to autumn’s gold, red, and orange. The sweet aroma of a wood fire…

Landscaping for Birds

The landscaping of ones yard has taken on a new name called “birdscaping”. Providing natural foods that ripen at various times of the year is a benefit for resident and migratory birds. And creating shelter provides nest sites, cover from winter storms, and a place to escape predators. Fall is an excellent time for planting…

Benefits of Bird Watching for Kids & Adults

Rachel Martin, a volunteer for an after school education program with a special group of kids, have been discussing different types of birds and the hobby of bird watching. In their research on the topic they located an article  that I want to pass along to others at the request of these students. Bird watching…

Why Do We Feed Birds—and Should We? A Q&A With the Experts

  Backyard bird feeding is the second most popular outdoor family activity in America, second only to gardening. And the activity of feeding birds continues to grow. So why do we feed birds?There are many reasons, but experts at the Cornell Bird Lab offer some insights into this topic.Read the entire article at Feeding Birds