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Northern Flicker, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
October 1, 2021
Being the Seasonally Savviest
By WBU Inc | Birds, Hobby
Are you shrewd, practical and aware? Good! Then you have the savvy part down. Do you notice the changing cast of characters at your feeders throughout the year? The different levels of bird activity? The shift in food preference in some birds and not others? OK then…you are a candidate for being designated a Seasonally
Hairy Woodpecker, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
July 2, 2021
Fabulous Feathers – Time for a Change
By WBU Inc | Birds, Hobby
A quick quiz: What is a feather made of? And it is not, “Snips and snails, and puppy dogs’ tails.” But it is made from the same thing as a little boy’s hair…protein! Over 90% of a feather, or a hair, is made up of a tough protein called keratin. In fact, a bird’s feathers
Western Bluebird, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
June 1, 2021
June: A Month for Families
By WBU Inc | Birds
June is a special month! Graduations, baseball, vacations, summer wildflowers, Father’s Day! So many things to share that bring families together. For Nature, June holds the same promise. Wildlife families are forming and they are becoming a part of your family’s world, too. On the hillside beside the house, spotted fawns are making their first
Rufous Hummingbird, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
April 30, 2021
Hummingbirds – Too Good to be True!
By WBU Inc | Birds, Hobby
Hummingbirds – Where do you start? So cool! So tiny! So unique! Certainly one of the most beautiful birds in the world and truly one of the most fascinating. What makes them so special? Size for one…or the lack there-of. They really are the smallest of all birds, and yet, with more than 330 species,
Eastern Bluebird, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
April 1, 2021
Backyard Habitat – You Can Make a Difference!
By WBU Inc | Birds, Hobby
Think of your yard as a blank slate. If you could start from scratch, what would be your ultimate landscape design? A classical French garden? An English cottage garden? Or the tried and true suburban turf grass and shrubbery design? All of these designs can bring style and beauty to your yard, but if your