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January 17, 2023
Helping to Tame Winter for Your Birds 
By WBU Inc | Feeding, Hobby
A high fat diet…the medical books say it’s just not good for us. Well, it’s a good thing that birds can’t read! Because a diet high in fat is an absolute necessity for many of them to be able to survive the rigors of winter. For birds, fat is fuel. It is the most concentrated
December 12, 2022
Holiday Traditions
By WBU Inc | Feeding, Hobby
Family traditions…in many ways these are what make the holidays so highly anticipated and uniquely special. Maybe it’s that very special meal, complete with all of your family’s favorite recipes and fixings. Heaven forbid if someone goes rogue and changes the menu! Perhaps it’s the tradition of a house filled with holiday music and the
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