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Basic tips for feeding wild birds


Last updated 6/18/2021 at Noon

Bird feeders with a dome can keep feed dry while discouraging larger birds and squirrels from invading.

With all the constraints people lived through in 2020, many turned to their own backyards – nature, in particular – for hope, solace, wonder and even entertainment. Despite the worldwide crisis, nature's normalcy remained intact; flowers continued to bloom, bees continued to pollinate, and birds continued to fly and forage food.

Feeding birds can be enjoyable for any age group and provide stress relief for all who partake. A University of Exeter study, focused on nature's impact on humans in suburban and urban areas, found lower levels of depression, anxiety and stress were associated w...

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