Birds help pollinate plants, eat insect pests

Photo credit; Provided to the Reno Gazette-Journal

Listening to and watching birds are the great attractions of luring feathered creatures into our yards.

In the summer, those benefits are enhanced by the pest-control and seeding capabilities of some bird varieties.

“I get more birds at birdbaths than at bird feeders,” he said. “I also have a fountain. The sound draws them. Or you can just take a shallow dish or the top of a garbage can, set it on the ground and continue to refill it.”

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One Response to “Birds help pollinate plants, eat insect pests”

  1. syl Says:

    Well stated post. Water is a real benefit..we a large variety of birds that come to our bird waterers, but not to our feeders. Appreciate your info.

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