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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
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,