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Support Migratory Birds with Feeders & Food

The passing of summer signals the start of migratory bird season. Billions of birds are about to take flight for a long journey south. Help keep them well fed with feeders, suet, and seed.

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Enjoy delightful Sights & Sounds by Hanging a Bird Feeder

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Wood Platform Feeder

Mesh bottom platform accommodates many birds.

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Wreath Peanut Feeder

Attract jays, chickadees, and other peanut lovers.

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Tail Prop Suet Feeder

Cleverly designed to support woodpeckers.

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Fill Your Feeder with Nutritious, Natural Foods

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Wild Bird Seed Suet Cakes

Essential calories to help insulate birds from the cold.

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Bugs Nuts and Fruit Seed Cylinder

A range of healthy food items in one solid block.

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Wild Bird Premium Suet Balls

Easy to insert into any specialized suet ball feeder.

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Grab Feeder Accessories & Cleaning Supplies

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Metal Squirrel Baffle

Prevents top-down raids to bird feeders from squirrels.

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Adjustable Hanging Line

Perfect for feeders or flower baskets, extends up to 48".

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Feeder Cleaning Brush

Wedge into tight spots to keep feeders clean.

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Bird Feeding & Good Hygiene

Keeping bird feeders clean between refills is an important step in preventing mould and even the spread of disease between birds. Here is a list of best practices from Birds Canada on how to clean your bird feeding area.

  1. Clean feeders and birdbaths. Every two weeks, scrub and soak feeders with 10% chlorine bleach solution (one part bleach to nine parts water). Rinse feeders thoroughly and allow to completely dry before refilling.
  2. Clean the ground under feeders. Regularly rake and discard bird food and droppings under feeders as they can become moldy or spoiled.
  3. Move your feeders around. Regularly change your feeder placement to limit the concentration of droppings and seed wastes.
  4. Temporarily remove feeders. Take down your feeders for two weeks if a sick bird appears at your feeder or if an outbreak has been reported close to you.
  5. Consider using feeders that do not allow the birds to stand in their food. Droppings are more likely to come into contact with food on open trays and platform feeders.
  6. Always discard any seed that has become wet. Harmful moulds can grow on wet seeds.

Help birds stay safe and healthy by keeping up with recommendations on bird feeders in your area. Visit your provincial SPCA website and Birds Canada for up-to-date advisories.

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