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Northern Cardinal, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
June 12, 2019
Bird Dads
By WBU Inc | Birds
Dads provide for us, care for us, teach us and guide us. Bird Dads are no different! In honor of Father’s Day and dads everywhere, here are some of our favorite Bird Dads. Have you ever seen birds kissing? Northern Cardinals and Western Scrub-Jays do this. The male feeds his mate seeds during courtship and
Owlets perching on box with Mama close by
May 24, 2019
A Look Back on the 2019 Owl Cam
By WBU Inc | Birds
Another season has come to an end, so let’s take a look back on the 2019 Owl Cam and the noteworthy moments that happened with our owl family. The owls returned to the nest box this spring. Two eggs were laid in early March then hatched in early April. From incubation, to bringing all sorts
Rufous Hummingbird, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
April 18, 2019
Hummingbirds Are Coming, Are You Ready?
By WBU Inc | Birds
Hummingbirds are making the journey north. You can track their progress by going to the Journey North website. These miniature marvels have been migrating between North and Central America for thousands of years, a round trip in which millions of hummingbirds instinctively participate in. Hummingbirds are coming, here is how you can get ready for
Eastern Bluebird, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
February 22, 2019
2 Ways You Can Help the Birds this Nesting Season
By WBU Inc | Birds
Nesting season is just around the corner. A new generation of birds will soon be entering the world. The food and housing we provide can make a significant difference on how well they will thrive and survive in our own backyards. Here are two tips to help you help the birds this nesting season. 1.
Mountain Chickadee, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
January 16, 2019
The Best Foods for Birds During Winter
By WBU Inc | Birds
The best foods for birds during winter are high calorie and high fat foods. So, in the winter, you may need to change some of the foods you offer to birds. In periods of cold and severe winter weather, birds may use feeders as the critical source of food that enables them to survive from