best way to attract birds to your yard is
to provide proper habitat - plants for food
and shelter, an exposed mulch/leaf layer and
water. This is discussed under Natural
Habitat. To enhance the experience, various
feeders, nest boxes and waterers can be used.
This is discussed under Human Assist.
Many birds are
ground nesters, while other birds nest
in cavities (holes in dead trees). For
safety reasons, we rarely let dead trees
or "snags" stand in urban and suburban
locations. To help cavity nesters find
a home, we offer: