small things to do for birds Archive

Given the rapidly declining bird populations due to loss of habitat, human-introduced predators and global warming, there are many things you can do to help birds survive. Here are ten little things you can do. Take the excess hair from drains or brushes or your carpet and leave it outside for birds to use as nesting material. This is particularly helpful if you have long hair. Add a board to your suet feeder. Adding a board to a cage suet feeder helps the woodpeckers eat in a more natural way. It gives them a place to hold themselves up with their tail feathers, like they do on trees. You can do this easily yourself with a piece of wood and some eye hooks and a screwdriver or you can purchase a feeder like this or others through Duncraft.  [&hellip

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