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Great Results with Ground Bird Feeders

Posted by Mackenzie Chapman on 20th Feb 2020

Great Results with Ground Bird Feeders
Ground. Bird. Feeders. Did you know there are many species of birds who prefer to feed closer to the ground? That's right! Not every bird in existence likes to feed from feeders that are hanging several feet off the ground. Getting the Recipe RightResearch is key. For each product produced, our in-house design team spends many hours researching the design of the product and which birds will benefit from it. We're going to give you the inside scoop into why our covered ground platform
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Real Estate for the Birds: Why Nest Box Features are Important

Posted by Amanda Joest on 4th Nov 2019

Real Estate for the Birds: Why Nest Box Features are Important
As colder weather sets in and many birdhouses and nest boxes become vacant, the next few months are a good time to maintain most nest boxes or to mount a new box. Check Cornell's NestWatch site for guidance on the best times to mount your nesting box or birdhouse. Before purchasing a new birdhouse, there are a few points to consider. Read on for important features to look for when (bird) house hunting! Size Matters One of the most frequently asked questi
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Wildlife-Friendly Water Features for Your Backyard

13th Sep 2019

If you’re looking to upgrade your backyard garden or patio, consider the addition of wildlife-friendly water features. A small or large wildlife-friendly water feature will attract animals that will keep your backyard landscape flourishing. It can also be a delightful and mesmerizing centerpiece for your garden and a source of entertainment for your family and visitors. These water features don’t have to fully replicate a natural one but can be designed and shaped to look modern and contemp
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Would You Like To Be a Citizen Scientist?

Posted by Amanda Joest on 30th Aug 2019

JCs Wildlife does a lot of research. A lot. When your company consists of making and selling products that birds and wildlife depend on, as well as answering questions and sharing information, research should be a high priority.One of my favorite resources is the Lab of Ornithology at Cornell University. Their All About Birds pages are invaluable when I am writing or fielding questions from customers.Cornell also has a “Citizen Scientist” program called NestWatch. NestWatch allows birders at any
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Hummingbird Migration

Posted by Amanda on 16th Aug 2019

Several years ago we posted information about Hummingbird Fall Migration, but did you know that since that time the Hummingbird Guide has taken on the ambitious task of documenting Hummingbird “last sightings”? Similar to the interactive maps available for first sightings in the spring, they request birders to send in information on when they spot the last Hummingbirds of the season.Check out their in-depth article about Hummingbird Migration and add your sightings using their observation form h
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