Author: Torrie Reed

when to feed orioles mealworms

When to Feed Orioles Mealworms?

Alongside an oriole’s preferred diet of sweet treats like nectar, these birds will also flock to feeders that offer mealworms. There are two times of the year that orioles can benefit greatly from the appearance of mealworms at their feeders.The first is during the early summer months. Mealworms offer an […]

how long does hummingbird nectar last

How Long Does Hummingbird Nectar Last?

Though nectar may be a hummingbird’s favorite food, it’s certainly a food choice that requires a lot more effort than that of standard bird seeds! Though all bird feeders should be monitored regularly, and fresh food and water supplied as often as possible – with nectar, the requirements are a […]

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Do Hummingbirds Eat Bugs? [13 Bugs On Their Menu!]

Avid birdwatchers will probably be familiar with the importance of feeding hummingbird plenty of their favorite food – that is, nectar! Yet, if you’ve managed to attract these most exquisite of feathered friends to your feeders, you may also be keen on offering something other than just nectar. The question […]

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What Birds like Safflower Seeds?

Not to be confused with that of the sunflower seed, safflower seed is the more unique and often rarer type of bird food offered at bird feeders. However, if you’re looking to attract a specific type of bird that is partial to a bit of safflower seed, these seed types […]

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Are Hummingbirds Friendly To Humans?

Hummingbirds are fascinating creatures who are, on the whole, friendly towards humans. After all we are so much bigger than them and we feed them so why would they want to attack us? Reasons Hummingbirds Can Attack Considering their size, hummingbirds can be aggressive, but most of the time if […]