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Oregon Junco, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
October 16, 2019
Bird Feeding in the Fall
By WBU Inc | Hobby
Bird feeding in the fall is a little different than feeding in the summer. As we get ready for colder temperatures and birds begin migrating south, here are six bird feeding tips to get the most out of feeding in the fall. Add sunflower seeds (in and out of the shell) to your food offering
No-Mess Seed Blend, Bird Food, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
July 25, 2019
7 Tips for Storing Bird Food
By WBU Inc | Hobby
Storing bird food correctly can ensure the seed you provide will always be healthy and nutritious. Under normal storage and use conditions, seed will stay fresh and healthy for birds until it is completely consumed. However, unusually wet or humid weather conditions or periods of slow bird activity can potentially cause bird seed to deteriorate or
February 1, 2017
Home is Where the Nest Is
By WBU Inc | Birds, Hobby, WBU Products
Believe it or not, some birds like bluebirds and chickadees are now scoping out neighborhoods to raise a family. They are looking for potential home sites (such as tree cavities or nest boxes) and reliable food sources. A bird’s primary consideration when choosing a nesting site is security. Protection from predators and proximity to food
November 23, 2016
The Restaurant in Your Backyard
By WBU Inc | Hobby
        You’re traveling down the highway and need to eat. Your restaurant choices are Shady Ray’s or Chez Cuisine. Shady Ray’s looks like it hasn’t been cleaned since The Depression, about the same time their food was considered fresh. Chez Cuisine features pristine conditions and only the finest foods. So where do
September 21, 2016
Cashing in on Caching
By Brian Cunningham, Manager of Nature & Hobby Education | Hobby
It’s caching season and many birds are cashing in on the abundance of natural foods for a better chance at surviving the coming harsh weather. And they remember, very accurately, where they stash each morsel.           Chickadees Chickadees prefer to cache black oil sunflower seeds; often eating a small portion before