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Attracting Birds to Your Backyard

Birds rely on a variety of food sources that can change at different times of their life cycle. Some birds that eat seeds as an adult require insects to feed their young. Planting is the best way to ensure you meet the needs of the greatest diversity of birds throughout the seasons. Here are some tips to make your backyard a bird buffet:

To learn more about backyard birds order a copy of CWF’s Wild About Birds poster. Or to find out more about wildlife-friendly gardening visit Wild About Gardening at, a Web site of the Canadian Wildlife Federation.