Monthly Archives: June, 2014

Scooter says, “Heads’up, Folks!” Your backyard habitat and its visitors require some special care during Florida’s hot and humid summer temps!

While maintaining feeders, houses and general backyard habitat areas during winter and spring are usually paramount, we can be lulled into a sense of granted comfort when Florida’s temps rise and we think our wild bird visitors have it all under control. Scooter is here to say, “They don’t!” As spring inches in, we’re excited …

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Preventing Bully Birds at the Feeders: Scooter talks about Florida’s REAL… Angry Birds!

While Scooter plots his next intrusion into the Wild Birds Unlimited’s feeders behind the Clearwater/Safety Harbor store, he’s also fearful of being spied upon and beaten by the local neighborhood bullies. While they are all beautiful, Florida’s wild birds can be, well… a handful. With most of Florida’s wild birds busily preening feathers and plumping …

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It’s Father’s Day, 2015, Florida! Scooter Wonders, “Are Florida’s Wild Bird Dads Underrated?”

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  We often hear about the hyper, almost maniacal, protective natures that wild bird mothers -of any species- show towards the safety and welfare of their offspring. I’m not saying Florida’s wild bird Moms are crazy taking care of their kids, just that Dads can sometimes be a hoot, too. And maybe, just maybe, they …

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Wild Birds Unlimited Clearwater/Safety Harbor’s First Bird of the Month Contest Has a WINNER! Scooter’s all a Twitter!

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Scooter is excited to announce that the Clearwater/Safety Harbor Wild Birds Unlimited’s first┬áBird of the Month Contest has drawn to a close! And the winner is a Florida favorite: The Northern Cardinal with a popular photo submission from WBU Clearwater/Safety Harbor Fan, Jennifer Rothe. Jennifer’s photo of a baby Cardinal resting on a branch near …

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Hammock Bird Banding

A dynamic update on the Migratory Bird Banding Project in Hammock Park, Dunedin, Florida.