Monthly Archives: August, 2014

“It’s a Hum-Dinger of a time, Pinellas County! The Hummers are Coming” Scooter’s Top Five Ways to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Florida Home!

WBU Hummer Feeders

We love, love… LOVE our Hummingbirds here in Pinellas County, Florida. We often see a wide variety as they pass through and even hang around in the lower portions of the state. It’s an exciting time for wild bird watchers when they fly into town! Wild Birds Unlimited’s resident seed (and Nectar!) stealing squirrel, Scooter, has made …

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Scooter… Meet Vinny! The WBU Clearwater/Safety Harbor Competition for Cuteness has Begun!

Wild Birds Unlimited Clearwater/Safety Harbor's Mascot, Vinny!

It’s a familiar tragedy worthy of an A&E special. A pigeon… a racing pigeon… at the top of his game. Vinny was racing, and pooping, and winning against the very best. A hero to all who knew him. Lauded and showered with glory -perhaps- once too often until, finally, the fame became too much and …

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Scooter says, “This Aint No Cartoon, Sylvester!” Keep Those Cats Inside!

Originally posted on Northwood Commons Backyard Bird Blog!:
I did’na mean ta’ dew it! I’m just bein’… a cat! As much as we’d like to think of our furry kittens as simple balls of fluff intently embroiled in balls of yarn and jingly little balls, that’s not quite accurate. No matter the breed, no matter…

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July’s Wild Birds Unlimited Bird of the Month Photos are Scooter Certified Favorites!

July’s Bird of the Month Contest was a great success with lots of terrific pictures of Florida’s favorite wild birds. These photos, taken by ordinary Florida neighbors and friends of the WBU Clearwater/Safety Harbor branch, exemplify the everlasting beauty and grace of Florida’s favorite wild bird visitors. We thank all of our Facebook friends and …

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Hammock Bird Banding

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