Everything is Relative.
What does that mean and how does that affect our backyard. Simply this- even though we probably won’t see our temperatures drop to those bone chilling lows that are expected elsewhere, our wildlife can and will benefit from our assistance.
Feeding birds is more than just a hobby.
It is a way that humans can interfere in their environment in a positive way.
Birds spend all day looking for enough food to simply make it through one cold night. When we place quality, nutritious food near where they roost, we allow them to find the necessary sustenance much more quickly. In addition, by visiting well placed and thoughtful feeding stations that provide reliable food, the birds are safe from predators.