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Northern Cardinal, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
January 22, 2021
These Boys are for the Birds
By WBU Inc | Birds, Hobby
There have been many surprises on our unlikely journey to becoming “birders”.  The first surprise came when I opened the housewarming gift – a bird feeder? I was so confused.  Why did my dear friends get me a bird feeder of all things – do they know me at all?   Do they really think I
Black-capped Chickadee, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
January 14, 2021
40 Years of Loving (and Saving) Song Birds
By WBU Inc | Birds, Hobby
  A forty year love affair is a pretty special thing…especially when the love and passion are even stronger and more alive today than they were forty years ago. While trying not to be too sappy…it would be fair to say that after forty years, those of us at Wild Birds Unlimited are even more
May 28, 2020
The Seventh Season of the WBU Owl Cam has Concluded
By WBU Inc | Birds
Bye Bye Babies! It’s been fun to watch Joy, Kindness, and Hope grow up during the seventh season of the WBU Owl Cam. The owls returned to the nest box this spring. Three eggs were laid in mid-March then hatched in mid-April. From incubation, to bringing all sorts of food to the nest box, preening,
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