Bird Feeders Urbana IL

Local resource for bird feeders in Urbana, IL. Includes detailed information on local garden supply stores that give access to suet feeders, fly-through bird feeders, squirrel-proof bird feeders, tube bird feeders, window bird feeders, hummingbird feeders, and fruit and nut feeders, as well as advice and content on bird conservation.

Country Arbors Nursery
(217) 367-1072
1742 County Road 1400 N
Urbana, IL
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Hidden Acres Nursery
(217) 896-2738
2451 County Road 1225 N
Saint Joseph, IL
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Builders / Contractors, Landscape Architects, Landscaping Services

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Kleiss Nursery
(217) 867-2364
349 County Road 1500 E
Tolono, IL
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Landscape Contractors, Landscaping Services, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Shady Hill Gardens
(630) 879-5665
821 Walnut Street
Batavia, IL
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Annuals, Container Gardening, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Gardening Supplies, Greenhouse Growers, Herbs, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Plants Mail Order, Playsand, Poinsettias, Trees, Wreaths & Decorations

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Hager's Country Market, Inc.
(847) 381-0699
344 W Main St
Barrington, IL

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Green View Landscaping Co
(217) 356-2020
2616 N Mattis Ave
Champaign, IL
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Schuren Nursery Company
(217) 469-7962
1709 County Road 2200 East
St. Joseph, IL
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Geil Homestead
(217) 586-3895
2060 B County Rd 125 East
Mahomet, IL

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Wannemaker's Garden Center
(630) 852-0700
1940 Ogden Avenue
Downers Grove, IL
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Annuals, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Irrigation Supplies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Portable Irrigation Systems, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Wildflower Seed

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Steuber Greenhouses
(773) 238-2013
2654 West 111 St.
Chicago, IL
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Bird Feeders | Use bird feeders to draw birds into your yard

Use bird feeders to draw birds into your yard

Bird feeders are an excellent way to entice birds to visit and return to your yard, especially during the cold winter months when food is hard to come by. They also attract avian visitors during the spring and fall migratory periods.

If you want to attract a particular species of bird, you'll have to do your homework and learn what bird supplies to get. Many bird species have specific diets and feeding habits, which you'll have to understand if you want them to visit your home.

Types of Bird Feeders

Numerous styles of wild bird feeders are readily available. These include:

  • Platform bird feeders. One of the most popular options is the platform bird feeder. At their simplest, these are flat trays with raised edges, giving birds a place to perch as they feed on the seeds in the center.
  • Window bird feeders. If you like looking at birds up close, window bird feeders may be the best option for you. These feeders are usually long, narrow tubes that attach to your window, allowing you an up-close-and-personal view of the birds as they nibble on the seeds.
  • Tubular feeders. Most plastic and glass bird feeders are fashioned in tubular shapes, allowing you to see when the seed supply is getting low. Tubular feeders also make it easy for the birds to reach the food inside.
  • Hopper feeders. While these are more elaborate and typically more expensive, hopper feeders serve as mini bird houses . These wooden bird feeders are capable of holding a large supply of seeds, which are effectively protected from sun, rain and snow.

You can also make homemade bird feeders quickly, easily and inexpensively. Old plastic bottles, milk cartons and potato chip cans serve as makeshift tubular feeders when suspended from sturdy tree branches and filled with bird seeds .

Choosing a Bird Feeder

If you want to attract hummingbirds and orioles, for example, you may need to make a little extra effort. In such a case, a nectar f...

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