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Mourning Dove
August 2, 2021
Make a Splash with Your Birds
By WBU Inc | Hobby
Tired of seeing the same old birds? Hopefully, that will never happen! But honestly, don’t we all get excited to see some brand new birds in our backyards every now and then? So quickly…what is the number one thing you can do to attract the largest variety of new birds into your yard? If you
Hairy Woodpecker, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
July 2, 2021
Fabulous Feathers – Time for a Change
By WBU Inc | Birds, Hobby
A quick quiz: What is a feather made of? And it is not, “Snips and snails, and puppy dogs’ tails.” But it is made from the same thing as a little boy’s hair…protein! Over 90% of a feather, or a hair, is made up of a tough protein called keratin. In fact, a bird’s feathers
Rufous Hummingbird, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
April 30, 2021
Hummingbirds – Too Good to be True!
By WBU Inc | Birds, Hobby
Hummingbirds – Where do you start? So cool! So tiny! So unique! Certainly one of the most beautiful birds in the world and truly one of the most fascinating. What makes them so special? Size for one…or the lack there-of. They really are the smallest of all birds, and yet, with more than 330 species,
Eastern Bluebird, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
April 1, 2021
Backyard Habitat – You Can Make a Difference!
By WBU Inc | Birds, Hobby
Think of your yard as a blank slate. If you could start from scratch, what would be your ultimate landscape design? A classical French garden? An English cottage garden? Or the tried and true suburban turf grass and shrubbery design? All of these designs can bring style and beauty to your yard, but if your
Northern Cardinal, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
January 22, 2021
These Boys are for the Birds
By WBU Inc | Birds, Hobby
There have been many surprises on our unlikely journey to becoming “birders”.  The first surprise came when I opened the housewarming gift – a bird feeder? I was so confused.  Why did my dear friends get me a bird feeder of all things – do they know me at all?   Do they really think I