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All About Wild Bird Food: Milo Seed

All About Wild Bird Food: Milo Seed Milo seed is a common ingredient in bird seed and mixes, and eaten by a variety of bird species, especially birds that prefer ground feeding.  Here’s everything you need to know about Milo and which birds it will attract to your feeder.  What is Milo? Milo, also known…

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2024 Avian Flu Update

2024 Avian Flu Update In recent headlines, the threat of avian flu casts a shadow over U.S. dairy farms. Naturally, this has raised concerns about the safety of products originating from affected animals. However, health officials emphasize that the risk to public health remains low, assuring the stability and safety of the U.S. food supply. …

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AOS Announces Transformative Changes to English Bird Names

AOS Announces Transformative Changes to English Bird Names In a landmark announcement, the American Ornithological Society (AOS) has declared a paradigm shift in the nomenclature of English bird names. The move, driven by a commitment to inclusivity and a desire to engage a broader audience in bird conservation, will involve renaming 70–80 bird species primarily…

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Transitioning Bird Care from Summer to Fall

Transitioning Bird Care from Summer to Fall During the warm summer months, birds have access to a wide variety of insects, fruits, and nectar-rich flowers. This abundance of food helps them raise their young and store energy for migration or the coming winter. As fall approaches, food sources dwindle, prompting birds to adjust their diets…

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Hot Tips for Cool Birds: Caring for Feathered Friends in the Summer Heat

Hot Tips for Cool Birds: Caring for Feathered Friends During the Summer Heat Extreme weather events like heat waves emphasize the urgent nature of the climate crisis. Recent heat waves have shattered records worldwide, and summers are predicted to become even more sweltering. Our feathered friends are particularly vulnerable to this hazardous trend and are…

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