Latest Bird feeding Stories

2010-02-01 06:00:00

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- During winter natural food supplies for wild birds are scarce. And in the coldest months of the year, precious energy is expended searching for food, instead of burning it for warmth.

2009-03-13 13:44:00

By Joe Kosack, Wildlife Conservation Education Specialist, Pennsylvania Game Commission HARRISBURG, Pa., March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The view out the window seems to be the same old, same old for many folks who feed songbirds over winter.

2008-06-16 12:00:26

By LIZ HOFFMAN Marshfield As the Marshfield Recreation Department welcomes local families to an open house at its 28-acre nature preserve Saturday, something will be missing. A bird feeder was stolen last Thursday night, after spending less than a day at its new home.

2008-04-03 13:15:00

Millions of people tend bird feeders in their backyards each year, often out of a desire to help the animals. But a new survey of research on the topic finds that feeding may not always bring a positive outcome for the birds.

2008-02-07 09:25:31

Leaving out bird seed in the cold winter months can benefit the adults and their young come breeding season, a new study finds, though ornithologists are divided on the big picture when it comes to feeding our feathered friends.

2006-04-19 07:15:42

A bacterialike disease that can cause blindness in birds has been detected for the first time in wild finches in California, the state Department of Fish and Game said Tuesday.

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