Q: Do you know where I might get some ideas on how to build bird houses? What birds are most common around this area?
A: Building a birdhouse is a great winter time activity. The whole process of attracting birds includes more than just putting up a house and a feeder. They will need water, winter berries and shrub shelter in order to truly be happy in your landscape. I’ve put together a big list of tips for attracting and identifying birds here.