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Suet Feeders

Suet is a popular option with bird feeding. Suet is a combination of fatty, high calorie foods that birds relish, especially when it is cold. You can purchase cage suet feeders or create your own way to hang suet for the birds. Avoid putting suet out for the birds when it is 80 degrees or above, as it can spoil and/or melt.

C&S Suet Feeder
C&S Suet Feeder #cs00701
Birdola Suet Cake Feeder
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Woodlink Suet Feeder
Coppertop Single Suet Cage Feeder #wlcopsuet
Birds Choice Suet Feeder
Birds Choice Suet Feeder

Birds that are attracted to suet: Acorn Woodpecker, Bewick's Wren, Bushtit, Black-headed Grosbeak, Chestnut-backed Chickadee, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Northern Mockingbird, Nutalls Woodpecker, Oak Titmouse, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Scrub Jay, Steller's Jay, White-breasted Nuthatch, Yellow-rumped Warbler

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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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