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Saturday, June 6, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Oasis For Flighty Friends

In some areas, water is more important than food in attracting birds.

Handy bird watering devices and misters are available from bird-feeding supply shops. Homemade bird watering systems also can be devised.

For example, place a large, shallow container under trees and fill it with water. Then fill a clean plastic milk jug with water and suspend it a few feet above the saucer. Poke a tiny hole in the bottom of the jug, so a drop falls every few seconds into the container below.

Make sure the jug is filled just after daybreak. The sound and motion of dripping water will draw an assortment of birds.

Some water saucers should be placed directly against trees, since nuthatches, flickers and downy woodpeckers like to walk down the tree trunk to get their drink. , DataTimes

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