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Welcome to all my fellow bird lovers and gardeners! I'm so glad you stopped by.

Migratory bird populations have taken a nose dive in the past 40 years. But you can help bring their numbers back by creating beneficial, beautiful and fun habitats in your own backyard. Discover favorite plants and environments that shelter and feed colorful songbirds, as well as how to make them feel welcome by offering their preferred natural foods.

Grandma Pearl
(Connie Smith)

Thursday, May 9, 2013

5 Hidden Dangers to Backyard Birds

Male American Robin hunting for lunch
by Grandma Pearl

Spring is a time when the birds are coming 'home' for the summer.  We love their colorful, song-filled visits.  Nothing says summer like the dawn chorus, and the 'chip, chip, cheerio' of the American Robin.  But there are hidden dangers to birds.  For instance, do you have indoor plants in front of your windows?  Most of us do, however, this can pose a grave and often fatal danger to your feathered friends.  Read what you can do to prevent unintentionally causing harm to our songbird visitors and their nestlings in 5 Tips to a Bird Safe Yard.
Grandma Pearl

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