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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
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
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