Bird Facts

bird facts - everything you want to know about birds

Find answers to the questions you have with these helpful, interesting, and sometimes quirky bird facts.

Can birds fly backwards? What does it mean when you see a cardinal? And, where do hummingbirds sleep, anyway?

From the life cycles of a bird to the meaning of seeing an owl in daylight, we’ll answer your questions right here!

  • Do Birds Eat Holly Berries?
    Do birds eat holly berries? The answer to this question is yes, backyard birds enjoy eating berries on holly plants. Holly is a popular evergreen shrub that can be found in many parts of the world. The berries are safe for birds to consume and are high in antioxidants. In this blog post, we will discuss what holly is, where it originated, if it is safe for birds to consume, and which backyard birds enjoy …

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  • Winter Birds of Michigan: A Guide for Bird Lovers
    Michigan is a great place to be a bird lover during the winter! The “Great Lakes” state has many different species of birds that can be found here during the colder months. Feeding winter birds is something that many bird lovers take quite seriously, and make sure their feeders are well stocked during the cold months of the year. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the most common winter birds in Michigan, …

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  • Are Hummingbirds Mean? Understanding Their Aggressive Behavior
    Do you know why hummingbirds are sometimes aggressive? It’s not always clear why these little birds become agitated, but it’s important to understand their behavior if you want to interact with them. In this blog post, we will explore the reasons behind hummingbird aggression and provide tips on how to curb that behavior. We’ll also answer the question, are hummingbirds mean? So keep reading to learn more about these fascinating creatures! By the way, if …

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  • How to Hang a Hummingbird Feeder: 10 Tips to Help You Get It Right
    If you’re looking for a fun and easy way to attract hummingbirds to your backyard, then hanging a feeder is the way to go! But before you start, there are a few things you need to know. In this blog post, we will discuss 10 tips for hummingbird feeder placement. It’s not rocket scient by any means, but there is a bit of an art to hanging hummingbird feeders, my friend. By following these tips, …

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  • Do Birds Eat Grasshoppers? The Answer May Surprise You
    Do birds eat grasshoppers? This is a question that many people have wondered about, and the answer may surprise you. Grasshoppers can be an important part of a bird’s diet, and there are several species of backyard birds that enjoy eating them. In this blog post, we will discuss why grasshoppers make a good food source for birds, how to attract birds to your backyard garden, and which species of birds are likely to eat …

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  • Are Hummingbirds Attracted to Red? Dispelling the Myths
    Do you know what really attracts hummingbirds to feeders and backyards? It’s not the color red as many people think! In this blog post, we will discuss the facts about hummingbird eyesight and what really attracts these beautiful creatures, as well as answer the question, “are hummingbirds attracted to red?” We will also dispel some of the myths that are commonly associated with hummingbirds! By the way, if you click on a link and then …

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