Attaching a dripper or mister to your bird bath provides a source of moving water which backyard birds find irresistible! Many birds such as chickadees and finches will land on the spout and creep down to the end and lean over to take a drink!
To keep algae growth from your bird bath drop some copper pennies in. I have what I would call a normal size bird bath I use 7 pennies. The reason for the pennies being is that before that year, the pennies contained copper, a natural alg