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Hopper or House Feeders

A hopper feeder looks like a house with Plexiglas sides on top of a platform where the seed is dispensed as birds eat it. The Plexiglas makes it easy to tell when more seed needs to be added. The seed is protected against the weather but not so well against squirrels.

2.5Qt 2-Sided Feeder Suet Feeder
Birds Choice 2.5Qt 2-Sided Feeder with Suet Baskets #wc2-100s
Recycled 2-Sided Hopper Feeder
Birds Choice Recycled 2-Sided Hopper Feeder
5Qt Feeder with Suet Baskets
Birds Choice 5Qt 2-Sided Feeder with Suet Baskets #wc2-200s
4Qt All Weather Feeder
Songbird Essentials 4Qt All Weather Feed #SEAWFFF734
At the Water Cooler

I've heard a Great-horned Owl off and on in our yard for years. I happened to see her the other day just before dusk in our large oak tree. She was just waking up from a long day of snoozing, getting a little preening done in preparation for a night of hunting. I got as close as I could to her trying not to scare her away.

"Don't worry," she said casually. "I'm not ready to take off yet." "Wow," I...

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East Bay Times Article

Attracting birds and bees to our yards and gardens is simple, if we provide what they like and need.

Joanie Smith, owner of East Bay Nature in Walnut Creek, says there are five essential elements for success water, food, cover, nesting and safety.

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