Do the birds flock to your backyard? If not, you want to start attracting these tiny flying dinosaurs and bird feeders are the key. We will talk about your camera in a minute but you want the birds to become comfortable and accustomed to your yard as a food supply. Understand which birds live in your area and which you would like to attract. This will determine the types of bird feeders and food you provide.
Searching the Instructables web site for "Bird Feeder
" yielded 16 pages of 'ibles" and photos to get you started.
Google "Bird Watching
" or "Bird Feeder
" to find everything there is to know on the internet.
Visit your local hardware store. They will often sell feeders and food appropriate to the wild life in your area.
Ask your neighbors that have feeders what they use. You will discover an interest you did not know you shared with them.
I use a Thistle Sock Feeder filled with Nyger Thistle seed. This attracts several different types of fairly colorful finch. Rodents, such as rats and squirrels do not eat this seed and are not attracted.