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Amanda Joest


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International Day of Forests 2020

Mar 20, 2020 10:49:58 AM / by Amanda Joest

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Bears and Bird Feeders

Mar 5, 2020 10:24:48 AM / by Amanda Joest posted in Bird Feeders

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New Feeders Just In Time For National Bird Feeding Month

Feb 7, 2020 10:59:12 AM / by Amanda Joest posted in Birding Tips, Bird Feeding, Bird Watching, Winter Birding, National Bird Feeding Month, Bird Feeders

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Hey! JCs Wildlife, what are those weird bird feeders on your website?

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Real Estate for the Birds: Why Nest Box Features are Important

Nov 4, 2019 2:26:35 PM / by Amanda Joest posted in Birding Tips, Bird Watching, Bird Houses

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Would You Like to be a Citizen Scientist?

Aug 7, 2019 8:19:00 AM / by Amanda Joest posted in Birding Tips, Bird Watching, NestWatch

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JCs Wildlife does a lot of research. A lot. When your company consists of making and selling products that birds and wildlife depend on, as well as answering questions and sharing information, research should be a high priority. 

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Hummingbird Migration

Jun 4, 2019 3:59:00 PM / by Amanda Joest posted in Hummingbirds

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A few years ago, we posted information about Hummingbird Migration, but did you know that since the last time the Hummingbird Guide has taken on the ambitious task of documenting Hummingbird "last sightings"? Similar to the interactive maps available for first sightings in the spring, they request birders to send in information on when they spot the last Hummingbirds of the season. 

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Summer Bird Feeding Tips and Tricks!

May 16, 2019 3:49:00 PM / by Amanda Joest posted in Hummingbirds, Bird Feeding

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As the temperature climbs higher, our yards tend to fill with the sounds of birds. Yet summer feeding is often a challenge for even the most experienced birders. Here are some tricks of the trade, along with a few facts and myths: 

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Sparrow Nests

Mar 20, 2019 11:48:00 AM / by Amanda Joest posted in Birding Tips, Sparrow Nests

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As spring slooooooowly approaches, I find that I am getting more and more questions regarding birdhouses and nest boxes. That alone is not unusual for me. What I have found surprising is that for the first time ever, I am getting requests from customers who want to attract nesting Sparrows. 

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Bird Baths (Or How to Have the Coolest Spot in Town)

Sep 20, 2018 9:31:00 AM / by Amanda Joest posted in Birding Tips, Bird Watching

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We've said it before, and we will say it again: If you want to attract birds to your yard, you need to offer a water source. And this isn't just a suggestion, according to Cornell University, it is one of the best things you can do for your fine feathered friends. 

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Is it an Owl? Or is it not an Owl?

Jul 30, 2018 4:27:00 PM / by Amanda Joest posted in Birding Tips, Bird Watching, Screech Owl, Owls, Barn Owl

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Having moved into a fairly rural area on the outskirts of a Southern Indiana town means evenings in my backyard are full of interesting and strange noises. 

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