Planting bird-friendly trees and shrubs or installing an in-ground water garden with features designed to bring in the birds can take time to produce the desired results. But there are plenty of quick - and inexpensive - things you can do to put out the welcome mat almost instantly. Jump in right now and see how you can boost the bird population in your yard or space with these five fast ways to attract birds:
1. Hang a tube feeder.
2. Set out water.
3. Grow a nectar plant.
4. Add a hummingbird feeder.
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5. Set out some fruit.
National Bird Feeding Month.
Bird feeding leads to bird conservation.
Quirks of the backyard bird.
Put a little life in your lawn.
February 22, 2011
Five Fast Ways to Attract Birds
I'm a Master Naturalist and an outdoor enthusiast -- mostly kayaking, and I live on a Peninsula in the Chesapeake Bay. I'm the author of The Nature Fan, Nature Fan Activists, Green Earth Almanac, and Amanda's Geographic. Formerly, I ran the nationally syndicated column "National Green Activism" for The Examiner, and I was a key factor in the success of many campaigns. Make sure you don't miss a post, and subscribe by email! Thanks for reading.