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Suet Feeder Gifts: When you send suet feeders as gifts you send two gifts: the feeders themselves, and the moment they arrive. There's the knock at the door or the package on the porch. And the next thing that happens is your special someone's heart races with delight as they open a gift they will remember for years to come.

Feeder Delivery: At Hurley-Byrd, we do it differently and oversee every part of the process: from the buying of raw materials, to handcrafting the feeder, to the day your purchase arrives at the front door. We send freshly crafted feeders direct and bypass all the middlemen, which means better feeders and a better value. (Don't just take our word for it. Thousands of customers rate Hurley-Byrd "best value.") We believe in complete satisfaction and lasting value, too, which is why we guarantee a perfect feeder for you or your recipient , and also that your feeders will outlast all others available and will be enjoyed from the moment they arrive and for years to come. It's how Hurley-Byrd is changing how America feeds their wildlife.

Hurley-Byrd does it differently: We handcraft every feeder we sell. Beginning with our own designs, buying the finest western red cedar and crafting your feeders
to near perfection with a beautiful penetrating oil finish so they last for years. We take pride in every step of our service, too. From the moment you first interact with us, whether on our website or on the phone, to the delivery of your feeders and gifts and everything in between. We want to make owning and gift giving easy for you. So whether it's a simple thank you, a unique deer feeder or a whole feeding station for yourself, choose Hurley-Byrd and see what a difference our feeders really make.

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Red-bellied Woodpecker Feeding His Young.
  June 22, 2008  by Peter Hurley, Hurley-Byrd's Owner 
While sitting on the porch enjoying a cup of coffee after church this early afternoon, I noticed a rather active Red-bellied Woodpecker in the trees nearby. After a few moments I noticed he was feeding his recently fledged young. I grabbed the camera, started shooting and the photos below are "the rest of the story."
Red-bellied Woodpecker Feeding His Young.
  June 22, 2008 
Here you can really see the baby "looking up" to its father. It wants FOOD!
Red-bellied Woodpecker Feeding His Young.
  June 22, 2008 
Dad would leave the his babe on the tree and fly to the feeder. You can barely see him on the backside from
this view. He was plucking black oil sunflower seeds from the Titmouse Series pole mounted hopper feeder and taking them back to his baby. He would open the seed at the tree, extract the kernel and feed his chick.
Red-bellied Woodpecker Feeding His Young.
  June 22, 2008 
Once the kernel was removed, it was time to eat.
Red-bellied Woodpecker Feeding His Young.
  June 22, 2008 
And eat, and eat, and eat!!!!!
Red-bellied Woodpecker Feeding His Young.
  June 22, 2008 
And eat, and eat, and eat!!!!!
Red-bellied Woodpecker Feeding His Young.
  June 22, 2008 
In between each seed feeding, Dad would show the baby how to glean the tree bark.
He would feed the seed to the baby then glean until he found something to feed his young.
After giving the gleaned food to the baby, he would return to the feeder for another seed
and start the process all over again. Gleaning the bark cavities is the real world,
enjoying the feeder's offering was the easy world and he was teaching his baby how to do both.
As seen here, the baby already understands the gleaning process and
would work the bark while Dad was at the feeder.
Red-bellied Woodpecker Feeding His Young.
  June 22, 2008 
I was thinking all along (about 10 minutes) that he only had one young. Plus I had not seen
his mate either so I figured she was teaching their other, or others, to feed elsewhere. Low and behold,
a second fledgling lit upon the oak tree but the female never showed up. (Look at the lower section of
the tree's trunk) A minute or so later, he flew off with his clumsy babes a few seconds behind.
It was an awesome birding experience and now I share it with you.
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