Squirrel Buster Classic Bird Feeder Review

American Goldfinches on Squirrel Buster Classic Feeder
American Goldfinches on Squirrel Buster Classic Feeder

I’ve bought several bird feeders in the past several months. One of the more interesting is the Squirrel Buster Classic. I’d seen this feeder in stores before but always thought that its sister, the Squirrel Buster Plus, was a newer, better, bigger feeder and so never gave this one much thought. But this spring I took another look at it and have been using one in my yard for over a month. I’ve found that I really like it and so do the birds! Here is my review of this feeder.

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Best Way to Hang a Suet Feeder

Male Downy Woodpecker Eating Suet
Male Downy Woodpecker Eating Suet

There are many ways to hang a suet feeder. But what is the best way? My approach to offering suet to birds in my yard evolved over several years. Through a lot of trial and error with feeder type and placement, I’ve learned a lot along the way. My current suet set-up has been working wonderfully for season after season. Now I don’t have to stress over it at all. It just works.

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The Birds of Spring

Pair of Killdeers Looking for Love at Patuxent Research Refuge
Pair of Killdeers Looking for Love at Patuxent Research Refuge

Yesterday was the first day of spring. Even when the temperatures are still cold and winter-like, the birds seem to know that spring is here. If you pay attention, you can find signs of spring bird activity in your own backyard or at local birding spots. I’ve seen quite a few signs of spring in the past few weeks.

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