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Get Started Attracting Birds - Attract Birds to Your Backyard › Home › Birding / Wild Birds › Attracting Birds by Melissa Mayntz - in 76 Google+ circles Attracting birds to your backyard can be easy or complex, but these five steps can ... have a huge impact on how many birds you are able to attract to your yard.

There is nothing better than spending a crisp winter morning enjoying birds hopping on and off your bird feeder or watching birds attracting their mates to your bird box. It can give you hours of pleasure and can become very addictive, especially when you see them playfully flitting around feeding, chirping all in your very own garden.  This is a joyful hoby for the whole family to enjoy together or a child or adult on their own, and, it other than the food, the entertainment is free.

It is widely stated that many natural habitats have diminished due to the cleaning up of gardens and reducing the main ecological attractors like space, water, food, and shelter. Sadly, also some of our native birds have diminished too and too many households opt to kill insects, all of which creates the cycle for insect eating garden birds. But, don’t despair, there is a lot you can do.

Birdwatching etiquette and ethics are important in making sure that as birding becomes more popular and that the birds' habitats are not disturbed. Some guidelines suggested by the American Birding Association include:
Happy Birding!