What, Food? Where?


One of the blog “themes” I want to highlight on a regular basis is connecting kids with nature – so this week I’ve been getting some help from mine, building some homemade bird feeders out of trash!  That’s some good recycling!  Hoping to both post a discussion of how we did it, as well as a low-budget video on our experience giving it a try, sometime early next week.  It’s turning into a bit of an experiment on what style of feeder (shape, size, seed access) is most appealing – and proving to be an education as we learn things, such as Dark-Eyed Juncos (junco hyemalis), like this one, prefer feeding off the ground (millet, in fact) and don’t really care about the feeder much at all.

Turning out to be fun!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s