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October 9, 2023
Trick or Treat is for the Birds!
By WBU Inc | Birds, Hobby
OK…it’s October…so you have to believe that we would find a way to make a connection between your backyard birds and Halloween. But trick or treat?  This ought to be fun! Let’s start with trick. Our first thought probably goes to the old adage, “It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature.” But, here are a
September 22, 2023
Changes Can be Tough
By WBU Inc | Birds
September is a month of transitions. Family vacations have come and gone, baseball begins to give way to football, and school (and all its activities) becomes the focus for many of us. Outside, the heat of summer is replaced by the cool breezes of autumn and flowers are transitioning into seeds and berries. And our
July 18, 2023
Wonderful (and Really Tough) Woodpeckers
By WBU Inc | Birds
Woodpeckers are truly wonderful. They are some of our most loyal feeder visitors and always bring an entertaining array of activities and excitement to our backyards. But you might also call them wondrous.  This is due in no small part to their amazing assortment of adaptations which allow them to live a punishing existence that
April 12, 2023
Hummingbirds are Worth the Wait
By WBU Inc | Birds
This is especially true as you anticipate the first glimpse of a hummingbird each spring. The excitement of their arrival at your feeders is guaranteed to bring joy to your heart and a smile to your face. So be patient and rest assured that hummingbirds are on their way. Their arduous 2,000 mile journey from
March 15, 2023
Bluebirds Always Bring a Smile
By WBU Inc | Birds
What is it about bluebirds? They just seem to be one of the most endearing birds to be found anywhere…but why? Maybe it’s their gentle demeanor. Social by nature and seldom alone, they rarely appear excitable or aggressive and seem to treat each other with the good-natured and calm deportment of an old friend. Truly