If you love wild birds like we do, then you know how important it is to provide them with a drinking and bathing source. Placing a birdbath is one of the excellent ways to invite wild birds. I remember that it was in 1970, when these wild birds first caught our affection. Since then, we have provided them food and shelter. It is one of the great joys of living here. Day after day, we are with awe with these beautiful birds. They sing and play tricks with us. Sometimes when I'm sitting outside, a bird would fly towards me. Then, it would settle on my head or other times on my knee. We live peacefully with the birds. We consider them as family. Every creature who comes here are always welcome and they learn to live in peace with one another. Indeed, it works.

All living creatures need water to drink and for birds, often the most difficult to find in order to survive. They also need a source of water for bathing to help keep cool in the summer months, especially during droughts and months without rain. Dirty feathers don't function as well in flying or protecting against the elements.

Location is the first thing to consider when placing a birdbath. It must be safe where birds can be warned when threat is coming. If a bird bath is situated in or near a cluster of bushes, birds may be caught off-guard by eager creatures who hunger for them. Placing the garden fountain under a tree will provide shade and a place to perch. In this case, birds can easily secure themselves while waiting for their feathers to dry. Birds' waste can contaminate the water so don't place their bird bath under a feeder. See to it that the water in the bird bath is changed every few days, keeping it clean and fresh. If the weather is too hot, change the water everyday. Water sitting out in the open or in the sunlight may become stagnant and show signs of algae. Not only will it be harder to clean, but also the birds will find it less enticing to drink or bath in. Don't you think?

It is wonderful and interesting to watch the birds in the garden fountain. They bathe by dipping their bodies and then splashing some of the water on themselves. I've witnessed birds after taking a bath, they fly, sit on a tree branch and groom themselves. I enjoy watching their bathing routine. It appears that the birds are merrily doing it. The oil produced by birds are spread throughout their feathers making them sturdy and waterproof. During this time, dirt and insects are also taken out from the feathers.

A puddle is the most natural birdbath. When choosing a birdbath, see to it that it is round or oval-shaped, not more than three inches deep. It must also have a textured surface to provide secure footing. You can add flat rocks or gravel to the bottom if the texture is too smooth.

Various types of birdbaths are already out in the market. We find the one powered by solar energy suitable for birds. Birds seem to pay attention to birdbaths that sounds like dripping water. Another type of birdbath is the one that thaws frozen water. During winter, birds will have enough water supply.

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Get the birds that Bird bath they deserve by heading to www.safehomeproducts.com. They've a lot of of Bird Bath selections to suit your needs to pick from.