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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
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