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Winter Bird Feeding

I love to observe beautiful birds from my front window in the winter. I can hear them twittering and singing.  I live in the Village of Snyder within Amherst and there are many different species of birds which can be viewed from a bird feeding station. Birds do not wish to go around places and want some easy bird feeding.

You could help bird feeding in winter that will draw in increasingly more birds at your place. If you are a regular bird watcher and feeder take note of the increase in number of birds visiting your favorite spot. These birds also await you if at any time you're late for winter bird feeding. Even at many times they chirp and request you for their food.

There are a number of factors which influence the variety and species of birds that will visit your place. One such factor is how close your place is from few of the trees where there are lots of birds residing. You can get about 25 to 30 different kinds of birds over one winter season each day if you are engaging in regular bird feeding.

If you wish to learn more and more about the birds and winter bird feeding so that you could feed your birds better you can look at many sources for the necessary information. Internet, websites, guides, bird magazines, etc. are all good sources for getting the full knowledge regarding the feeding of birds in the winter. Here are some tips for you that would aid you in bird feeding during winter season and will attract most of the birds.

Install the birdfeeders with a variety of bird seeds. There are different varieties of bird seeds for various species of birds which are readily available at markets such as Tops or Wegmans. You can select them accordingly for the birds which are visiting your place.

Different bird seeds that are often utilized by others are black-oil sunflower seeds, striped sunflower seeds, peanuts, white proso millet and Niger seed or thistle, etc. but these are to be chosen according to the birds that are visiting your place. You do not want the birds to find your station boring find a better place which provides them with their favorite feeding. White proso millet being inexpensive is one of the most popular among many of the birders. With these feeding tips and more you can make your winter bird feeding experience beautiful and can attract many of the varieties of birds to your place.

Laura Stauffiger is the proprietor of Laura’s Critter Care, an in your home pet sitting and dog walking service in Amherst, and a member of Pet Sitters International and PetsitUSA. For more information, visit her website or send an email

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