Attracting Birds to Your Maryland Yard

If you’ve ever wondered how to entice the best birds to come to your yard, or if you have birds in your yard and you’re not sure what they are, Ace is here to help. Click on the links below to find out how to attract specific birds to your yard. Or, to Ask Pete, visit our Bird Blog.

Attracting Bluebirds

Attracting Cardinals

Attracting Hummingbirds

Attracting Orioles

Attracting Purple Martins

Attracting Robins

Attracting Woodpeckers

Attracting Wrens


6 Ways to Attract More Birds to Your Yard

1. Put Out The Welcome Mat

bird_houses_buttonEnhance your backyard by landscaping with native plants and providing feeders, natural food sources, water, shelter and nesting sites.

2. Prepare A Proper Menu

bird_feeders_button (1)Refill feeders regularly with foods suited to the birds in your area and the season.

3. Keep It Clean

Clean feeders and baths as well as feeding areas regularly.

4. Eliminate The Eliminators

Keep cats indoors. A 1997 study by the American Birding Association showed that cats were a significant source of mortality among birds that come to feeders.

5. Keep It Safe

Avoid using pesticides, herbicides or other dangerous chemicals where birds feed, bathe, or nest.

6. Remove Obstacles

Reduce window collisions. Keep feeders at least 3 feet from windows and add decorations to windows where collisions occur.source:

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