Dear Birdsquatch: Feeding Jelly to Orioles?
Apr 18, 2018

Dear Birdsquatch: Feeding Jelly to Orioles?

Dear Birdsquatch: I know you love blueberry pie, and I've heard that orioles love grape jelly. I'm partial to strawberry jelly, though. Is it okay to feed orioles jelly other than grape?
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Top Ten Nest Box Tips
Apr 11, 2018

Top Ten Nest Box Tips

So you want to be a landlord to the birds, eh? Well, it's not as easy as falling off a log. It's no accident that the most diligent landlords often have the highest rates for fledging healthy young birds. The good news is that diligence as a bird landlord need not be painful or overly difficult. Below are my Top Ten Nest Box Tips for backyard landlords.
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Plant Bee Balm for Birds
Apr 4, 2018

Plant Bee Balm for Birds

Monarda enhances almost any yard dedicated to attracting birds. It is native to North America, and in the mint family. Garden shops and wildflower books use such names as "bergamot," "bee balm," "Oswego tea," and "horsemint" for the various Monarda species.
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