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Anna's Hummingbird, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
April 1, 2020
All About Pollinators
By WBU Inc | Birds, Hobby
Pollinators help to sustain a healthy environment that supports wildlife and us, too. Approximately 1/3 of all our food sources would not exist without pollinators. We need pollinators…and pollinators need our help! Many pollinator populations are in decline, due to the impact of extensive pesticide use along with the loss of natural habitats and native
Tufted Titmouse, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
November 14, 2019
Caching, What You Need to Know
By WBU Inc | Birds
Right now birds are hiding food to retrieve and eat at a later time. This behavior is called “caching” and it helps birds survive during bad weather and when food sources are low. September to December is peak caching time with up to 200 feeder visits per bird per day. You can help by keeping
Oregon Junco, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
October 16, 2019
Bird Feeding in the Fall
By WBU Inc | Hobby
Bird feeding in the fall is a little different than feeding in the summer. As we get ready for colder temperatures and birds begin migrating south, here are six bird feeding tips to get the most out of feeding in the fall. Add sunflower seeds (in and out of the shell) to your food offering
Anna's Hummingbird, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
September 16, 2019
3 Ways You Can Help Hummingbirds Migrate
By WBU Inc | Birds
Beginning in August, millions of hummingbirds will migrate to Mexico and Central America as part of an instinctive migration pattern that they have followed for hundreds of years. At speeds up to 60 mph, many hummingbirds will travel a non-stop, trans-gulf flight that takes approximately 18 – 22 hours and covers 500 – 600 miles. Hummingbirds
No-Mess Seed Blend, Bird Food, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
July 25, 2019
7 Tips for Storing Bird Food
By WBU Inc | Hobby
Storing bird food correctly can ensure the seed you provide will always be healthy and nutritious. Under normal storage and use conditions, seed will stay fresh and healthy for birds until it is completely consumed. However, unusually wet or humid weather conditions or periods of slow bird activity can potentially cause bird seed to deteriorate or