How Long Do Hummingbirds Live In The Wild?

how long do hummingbird live

Hummingbirds are amazing birds to watch in your backyard. However, have you ever noticed that it’s really difficult to tell how old a hummingbird is? So now you’re wondering how long do hummingbirds live in the wild? The average life expectancy of a wild hummingbird is 3-5 years old. The oldest known wild hummingbird lived … Read more

What Animals Eat Bird Seed at Night?

What Animals Eat Bird Seed at Night

Are you regularly filling your bird feeder only to wake in the morning and find them empty? You know it’s not the birds as they will feed through the day. So what animals eat bird seed at night? There are a variety of animals that will eat birdseed at night. In the USA the main … Read more

How Long Do Birds Live In the Wild?

how long do birds live

As a bird watcher, you enjoy birds coming to your yard every day. However, you’ll have noticed that it is pretty much impossible to tell how old a bird is. It’s probably left you wondering just how long do birds live? The average life expectancy of a wild bird is 2-20 years old. There are … Read more

Can Birds Eat Strawberries?

Can Birds Eat Strawberries?

Can birds eat strawberries? Let me guess, you’ve got an excess of fruit you can’t eat. Or perhaps you just want to give your backyard bird a nice fruit treat. The problem is, you’re not quite sure if strawberries are a safe food to offer your backyard birds? Wild birds can eat fresh strawberries offered … Read more

Can Birds Eat Cucumbers?

Can birds eat cucumbers?

Can birds eat cucumbers? You’ve probably been told to eat your vegetables your whole life. So why not offer them to your backyard birds? Wild birds can eat cucumbers when offered at a bird feeder. Cucumbers are full of nutrients and water with in beneficial for the birds’ health.  Cucumbers do not attract any specific … Read more

Do Birds Eat Oranges?

Do birds eat oranges

Do birds eat oranges? You’re probably asking yourself this if you’re thinking of offering up some fruit treats on your bird feeders. Wild birds do eat oranges offered at a bird feeder. Oranges are nutritious and offer a lot of health benefits for birds. You can attract a lot of different birds with oranges, but … Read more

Where To Put A Bird Bath

Where to put a bird bath in your yard

Have you just purchased a new bird bath but you’re now sure where to put it? Knowing where to put a bird bath is essential for attracting birds but also keeping them safe and healthy in your yard. The best place to put your bird bath is in an area that is both appealing to … Read more

Do Hummingbirds Like Petunias?

Do Hummingbirds Like Petunias?

Do hummingbirds like petunias? You may be asking yourself this if you’re planting flowers in your yard to attract more hummingbirds. As a flower native to South America, petunias are great for novice gardeners as they are easy to grow and are budget-friendly. You’ve maybe even seen some lists which have petunias as one of … Read more