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Wrightstown, WI, United States
I struggled to find just one photo that summarizes why our backyard is bird-friendly. In the end, it’s all about creating moments like this one shared between a mother oriole and her new fledgling.
We have numerous native plantings including four varieties of serviceberries and countless native flowers. We provide fresh water year-round. We have specialized feeders including several orange and jelly feeders for the orioles. We have a sheltered yard protected by a cedar fence. We provide nesting materials.
It’s the cumulative effect of these simple ideas that has made our yard a haven for the birds, and in turn a haven for us as well.
Week 14: Bird-friendly Yards
Atop our backyard fence, a female oriole feeds some grape jelly to her young fledgling.
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