Urbanization has come about rapidly in recent years. More and more people are moving to cities every year because of the plethora of opportunities available. While the seemingly ceaseless migration of rural people continues to transpire, infrastructure developments in urban areas have been made to be able to accommodate the persistent growth in population. Consequently, the conversion of agricultural lands for non-agricultural uses such as residential, commercial, and industrial has become inevitable. Given that circumstance, we can say that somehow, urbanization has destroyed the environment. You can know more about how urbanization has affected the environment by clicking here.

Tremendous infrastructure developments in urban areas have brought people far from nature. Massive buildings, an innumerable amount of vehicles, and a fast-paced environment do not give a nature vibe at all. However, some people in urban areas have found ways to bring themselves closer to nature. One of those ways is adding bird feeders to their properties. Now, who would not get a nature vibe when a flock of birds congregates in your back yards? Watching them flick from branch to branch and hearing them sing would make you think you’re in the Amazon forest.

Bluebird is one of the species of bird that people are most allured to. Aside from it being a songbird, they also attract a lot of people because they are extremely gorgeous birds. They have a brilliant blue upper body and wings that are a stunning orange and red throat, and a white belly. Although females have more subdued colors, they still are undeniably beautiful. These birds are a sight to behold for not just bird lovers but for nature lovers in general. Visit this link to learn more about these birds: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bluebird.

If you are interested in inviting bluebirds to your property, it is essential that you know what kind of food this lovely species of bird want to eat. Bluebirds normally feed on insects such as spiders and grasshoppers. They also love to eat worms and berries. Those are the food that will attract them to your property.

The type of bird feeder that you will add to your property should be suitable for bluebirds. The right type of feeder is essential to ensure that they get the nourishment that they need. It is also important to consider the quality of the feeder. You have to choose those that are easy to fill and clean. You also have to pick the type that can deter other animals such as squirrels from stealing bluebirds’ food. Search for a listing of the best bluebird feeders reviewed to know the best type of feeder for you.

Here are some of the best types of bird feeder for bluebirds:

Dome and platform
Dome and platform are feeders with a dome over a sauce. The sauce has small holes for draining in case water gets to the food. This type of feeder ensures that food does not go bad as it drains water quickly. Worms and seeds are what is normally put on it. Live worms won’t be a problem as it has a design that ensures that they can’t escape from the platform.

Bluebirds are known for entering birdhouses. Their houses are built smaller to prevent larger species that also feed on worms from entering. It has small-sized holes that serve as an ingress and egress. Its walls are made of glass to make it easier for them to find worms and you can also watch them as they eat. Birdhouse is one of the most durable types of feeders because of its’ solid construction.

Tray and Window
Tray feeders for bluebirds are mounted on a tree or a pole as they do not eat on the ground. They have small holes in them for draining water in case it rains to prevent worms from sitting on standing water and going bad. Window types, on the other hand, are attached to windows so that you can still watch bluebirds while they eat even if you are inside your home.

Bluebirds are beautiful creatures and they are a sight to behold. But what is more beautiful is keeping them alive. Although bluebirds are not endangered, other birds are. It could be of great help to educate each other about the dangers of plastic pollution and overhunting so that everyone can enjoy all the beautiful birds we love to watch.