My favorite yard bird, the Carolina chickadee, about to depart with its quarry. Photo by Kelly Ball

Successful Winter (and Year-round) Backyard Bird Feeding

A recent cold spell in central Ohio attracted many species of birds to the backyard of BWD advertising director Kelly Ball. She has invested considerable time and money into establishing her humble bird-feeding hamlet. Because birds cannot leave Yelp reviews, their regular occurrence at her feeders is how she gauges success. Here are some things she's learned along the way, in particular what has worked for her for successful winter feeding.
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