Many of us keep wild bird feeders out for most of the year in our yards. We love seeing all the different types of wild birds that stop by our feeders to grab some seed. When the cold weather starts to creep up, many stop filling up those feeders but did you know this is when the birds could use our help the most?
The cold winter months cut wild birds off from their natural food and water source. You can help these little guys out by setting up a feeder and water source for them in your yard in the winter. Not only will you be helping the birds, but it will bring a little bit more cheer to your life on those gloomy winter days when it doesn’t seem like there is much life around. As the days get shorter and a little bit colder, we tend to spend a lot more time inside away from nature. We see less and less wildlife as everyone is hunkered down for the cold winter ahead. A great way to stay connected to nature and to bring some joy to those frigid days is to set up a wild bird feeding and hydration station in your yard.
Here are some tips and tricks for caring for those wild birds this winter: