Birding

Head-Lee Nursery carries a full line of birding products which includes everything from bird feed to solid granite bird baths. We are also a dealer of Droll Yankees bird feeders that all come with a lifetime warranty as well as a full line of Cole’s bird feed. Below are some of our featured items. Please note that our selection of products varies greatly during the year. Call us to check availability.

Safflower Seed

Safflower Seed

Safflower Seed

Offering safflower seed at your backyard feeding station will help to attract a greater variety of songbirds. These shiny white seeds are a favorite of cardinals and well liked by chickadees, nuthatches, titmice, mourning doves and even woodpeckers. Safflower is an excellent source of protein and fat. The seed does have a rather bitter taste, a taste that squirrels and some more aggressive birds such as starlings and grackles find less than palatable. Fortunately, this allows other desirable birds the opportunity to easily access this top quality seed. Happy Birding!

Hummingbird Feeders

Hummingbird Feeders

Hummingbird Feeders

Did you know that a hummingbird consumes half its weight in sugar each day? These Lilliputians of the bird world (weighing only 3 grams or 1/10th the weight of a first class letter) have a poor sense of smell, they locate food by eyesight. Fortunately, we can easily attract these bejeweled acrobats to our gardens by supplementing their natural diet with sugar water. Droll Yankees, purveyor of world class birding supplies since 1969, offers hummingbird feeders backed by a lifetime guarantee. One might choose the “Little Flyer-3” model which has a 10 oz capacity and 4 feeding ports designed to invite the hummers in but keep the bees out. The “Happy Eight-2” model has a 32 oz capacity and 8 ports. Both have a snap fit cover which removes for easy cleaning. They’re also dishwasher safe. Providing sugar water in addition to your garden flowers will prove to be a valuable resource to the hummingbirds, particularly as they commence their late summer/fall migration. These fascinating birds will reward you in kind, as they return to your garden for years to come. Happy Birding!

Natural Birdbaths

Natural Birdbaths

Natural Birdbaths

There is nothing like a beautiful natural stone birdbath in the garden. We carry several different styles, made from either natural granite boulders or beautiful basalt columns. All of these fit naturally into the landscape and will last for many years to come.