Category Attracting Wildlife

Tips to Help You Attract Hummingbirds to Your Backyard

WildWatch Weekly Tips to Help You Attract Hummingbirds to Your Backyard Live Cams Latest Posts Store Facebook YouTube Why do we like hummingbirds? People enjoy watching hummingbirds for a variety of reasons, each stemming from the unique and captivating characteristics of these tiny birds. Firstly, their aerial acrobatics are mesmerizing to behold; hummingbirds can hover in mid-air, fly backwards, and dart about with incredible agility, showcasing a level of flight mastery unparalleled in the...

Nesting Season is Here: Bluebirds & Screech Owls

WildWatch Weekly Nesting Season in Here: Bluebirds & Screech Owls Live Cams Latest Posts Store Facebook YouTube Spring Nesting Season Underway Our spring nesting season in our owl boxes and songbirds boxes at PixCams is well underway already. This is an early nesting season too. The earlier onset of spring songbird nesting season in Pennsylvania can be attributed to various environmental factors influenced by climate change. Warmer temperatures and shifting weather patterns are prompting...

Proven tips to attract finches to your bird feeder

WildWatch Weekly Proven tips to attract finches to your bird feeder Live Cams Latest Posts Store Facebook YouTube All About Finches If you enjoy watching our live streaming bird feeder camera systems you may have noticed a variety of small colorful birds feeding in great numbers on the feeders. Many of these birds you are seeing belong to the finch family. These are four finches you might see at our feeders. Pennsylvania is home to a diverse avian population, and among its feathered...

6 Benefits of Installing a Bat Box in your Backyard

WildWatch Weekly 6 Benefits of Installing a Bat Box in your Backyard Live Cams Latest Posts Store Facebook YouTube Consider Installing a Bat Box Bats are the only mammals that fly. Their wings are thin membranes of skin stretched from fore to hind legs, and from hind legs to tail. The name of their order, Chiroptera, means “hand-winged.” Their long, slender finger bones act as wing struts, stretching the skin taut for flying; closed, they fold the wings alongside the body. In Pennsylvania...

5 Tips for Attracting Eastern Screech Owls to your Backyard

WildWatch Weekly 5 Tips for Attracting Eastern Screech Owls to your Backyard Live Cams Latest Posts Store Facebook YouTube About the Eastern Screech Owl The Eastern Screech Owl is a small and adaptable owl species native to North America. With a height of about 7 to 10 inches and a wingspan of 18 to 24 inches, these owls exhibit remarkable camouflage, varying in color from reddish-brown to gray, enabling them to blend seamlessly with their surroundings. They possess distinctive tufts or "ear"...

How to attract pileated woodpeckers to your bird feeder

How to attract pileated woodpeckers to your bird feederHelpful guide for success in attracting pileated woodpeckers About the Pileated Woodpecker By Alex Busato 𝘈 𝘳𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘫𝘰𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘰𝘭𝘥 𝘦𝘭𝘧…Pileated Woodpeckers (𝘋𝘳𝘺𝘰𝘤𝘰𝘱𝘶𝘴 𝘱𝘪𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘵𝘶𝘴) are the largest woodpecker in North America and one…