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Ruby-Throated Hummingbird

The Ruby-Throated Hummingbird (RTH) is the only Hummingbird regularly seen on the east coast, and the only Hummingbird that breeds in our area. These little birds have iridescent green feathers on their wings, tail, and back, with light under-bellies, and mature males will have bright red throats.

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American Robins

The American Robin is a member of the Thrush Family that is found throughout North America. These ground feeders have red/orange breasts, white bellies, and grey everywhere else. They are often seen foraging on the ground 

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Wood Thrushes

Wood Thrushes are commonly heard, although not often seen. They have a beautiful, flute-like call that can be heard throughout local woodlands in the summer.

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Red Bellied Woodpecker 

The Red Bellied Woodpecker is a common feeder visitor throughout the year and is one of the few feeder birds that won’t get bullied by Blue Jays.

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Carolina Wren - The Mill's Bird of the Month for May 2022

Meet the Carolina Wren. These industrious little birds are seen year-round in the Mid-Atlantic and can be hard to spot because of their size.

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House Finch

House Finches are common backyard feeders found across the US and are often confused with the Purple Finch. They look quite similar, with males...

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Feeding Wild Birds for Beginners

When starting out feeding birds, it’s important to consider the location of your feeder. It’s very tempting to put the feeder near that perfect viewing window so you can easily watch birds visit your feeder. However, that might not be setting you up for success ... read more

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Northern Cardinal

The male Northern Cardinal is likely one of the most recognizable songbirds in our area. With their bright red plumage, they easily catch professional and  amateur birders alike

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Feeding Deer in the Fall and Winter Is Beneficial for Bucks, Does, and Fawns

Feeding your deer herd during and after rut in the fall and winter sets bucks, does, and fawns up for success the following year.

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Why feed the birds?

Many customers enjoy feeding wild birds during the winter months, and there are some that feed all year round.

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