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Mountain Chickadee, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
February 1, 2022
GBBC: As Simple as it Gets
By WBU Inc | Birds, Events, Hobby
Feeding birds…watching birds…counting birds. Yep, it must be February and these three simple actions can make a world of difference. How so? Well, it’s the month for the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), which takes place over four days each February. By simply offering your birds a variety of foods and recording the activity you
Brown Creeper, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
January 6, 2022
Being Seasonally Savvy: A Wintertime Tip
By WBU Inc | Hobby, WBU Products
Let’s talk inchworms. Wait…what does that have to do with feeding birds during winter? So glad you asked. It’s really a great story. Believe it or not, inchworms are an important source of food for several of our winter birds. Inchworms are the larvae, or caterpillars, of small geometrid moths. There are more than 1,400
Common Redpoll, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
December 1, 2021
Share the Joy
By WBU Inc | Birds, Hobby
Why do you feed the birds? Is it that wonderful moment of nature that you experience every time you glance out the windows at your feeders? Is it the true sense of peace that goes along with that little moment? Maybe it is your heightened awareness of the shifting circle of the seasons, brought home
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
Squirrel, animal photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
September 1, 2021
A Reluctant Homage to Squirrels
By WBU Inc | Hobby
There is an old saying about squirrels, “you either learn to defeat them or you just give up and feed them.” Whether you love them or loathe them…you’ve got to hand it to them. Successful they are. Kind of like the Tom Brady of the rodent family…they rapidly adjust to almost every defense you mount