Consider the different types of bird feeders

Choice of bird feeder can affect just which birds come to your backyard. Valley News/Courtesy photo
TEMECULA – Birds are big business. That idea may come as a surprise to people who have never given much thought to the warm-blooded vertebrates who fly over their heads every day, but tens of millions of people have a passion for birds. A 2016 survey from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service found that more than 45 million people in the United States watch birds around their homes and away from home every year. While statistics aren’t as current in Canada as they are in the United States, past studies have indicated birding is wildly popular among Canadians, with roughly 30% going wildlife-viewing while on out-of-town trips of one or more nights. That positively affects the economy, contributing billions of dollars to the tourism industry in both the U.S. and Canada every year. Whi
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