Shrubs and Trees for Birds

Shrubs and Trees for Birds

To attract birds to your garden or backyard, you need shrubs and plants that provide food and shelter.

Experience the joy of visits from feathered friends and song birds! Here is a table from The Old Farmer’s Almanac listing some of our favorite varieties of trees and shrubs that attract particular birds.

Click to open below chart (PDF)!

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Birds - Food and shelter/trees and bushes

I didn't see the "Robin" in your chart of birds and where they like to find food and shelter????

Robin preferences

American robins, members of the thrush family, like earthworms, grubs, and other insects, and some snails. They’ll also eat fruit/berries. Fruit from trees, shrubs, and vines such as mulberries, serviceberries, elderberry, flowering dogwood, crabapples, junipers, sumac, holly, cherry, grape, viburnums, spicebush, and others will attract them. They’ll also come to both platform and ground feeders. They typically nest in trees, although depending on the area of the country, they might build nests on the ground, thickets, in the eaves of homes, etc. When foraging, they like to keep near cover, such as a tree or shrub. Hope this helps!

Thank for the info I love

Thank for the info I love these little creatures!

Thank you for any information

Thank you for any information on hummingbirds; want to see more of those beautifol creatures

Try hanging Fuscia plants in

Try hanging Fuscia plants in partially shaded areas around your house. Hummingbirds love them!

The chart would help if it

The chart would help if it were also by state. THANKS!