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Chestnut-backed Chickadee, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
December 20, 2018
A Look Back on the Year of the Bird
By WBU Inc | Birds, Partnerships
This year we partnered with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the National Audubon Society, and we were privileged to work with National Geographic and Bird Life International to celebrate the Year of the Bird. As 2018 comes to an end, let’s reflect back on the Year of the Bird. 2018 was proclaimed the Year of
Reb-bellied Woodpecker, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
November 26, 2018
3 Ways You Can Help Birds Survive Winter
By WBU Inc | Birds
In much of North America, winter can be a difficult time for birds. The days are short, and nights are often cold and long. The natural food supply has been consumed or is hidden by snow and most insects are dead or dormant. Water can be hard to find, and food needed to provide the
EcoTough Ranchette Retreat, Bird Feeder, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
October 18, 2018
What’s a Foundational Feeder?
By WBU Inc | Birds, WBU Products
Are you looking to attract more birds to your yard? Foundational feeders are an essential part of any backyard bird feeding station. You can get the most out of your backyard bird feeding experience by getting started with one today. What is a foundational feeder? A foundational feeder is a feeder that contains a reliable
Painted Bunting, bird photo, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
September 14, 2018
3 Ways You Can Help Migrating Birds This Fall
By WBU Inc | Birds
More than 300 bird species found in North America during the summer will migrate to Latin America or the Caribbean, some covering distances of nearly 7,000 miles. Parks, backyards and nature refuges across the country will host these winged visitors for the next few weeks as the birds make their way to their fall and
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