Bringing birds into your patio or garden area can be incredibly rewarding. You can help sustain life for birds, you can see a wide variety of different species, and you can learn more about the natural world. The task of hanging a bird feeder itself is not very difficult, but all of the surrounding considerations are quite important to look at prior to installing your feeders. This article explains both the mechanics of how to hang a bird feeder, and also covers all the other important aspects that go into creating a safe, reliable, healthy food source for birds.
We look at best practices for bird feeding, the various types of bird feeders, how to mount a feeder, and squirrel proofing.