Category Archives: birds of prey

Baby News from the Northeast Florida Eagle Cam and Romeo and Juliet: And Babies make FOUR!

Christmas brought two of Florida’s favorite Eagles, Romeo and Juliet, a wonderful surprise: Babies! With the holidays around us, we may have missed an opportunity to watch one of nature’s most wondrous events; the hatching of bald eagles in the wild. Thanks to the American Eagle Foundation and its Northeast Florida Eagle Cam, we have …

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Sage Old Owls: Florida’s Favorite Burrowing Owl Residents

From Disney cartoons to horror movies, owls have haunted media for centuries; especially as backdrop for Halloween venues. Using their bright, large eyes and signature “Hoot-Hoot” calls as advertising, companies have successfully spread the word on the friendly and welcoming persona of these amiable animals. Even Wild Birds Unlimited enjoys its very own live streaming …

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Wild Birds Unlimited Clearwater/Safety Harbor’s Partner Profile: The Magic and Memories of Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

When Scooter’s writing partner was just a little girl, she’d grab her sister and their friends and head over to what was then known simply to them as, “The Nature Trail”. Located along Lake Maggiore in St. Petersburg, Florida… this lovely respite from the hectic streets winding along Florida’s beach-lined coasts offered a magical place …

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School’s in session, Pinellas! Time to learn a few things about feathers and flight from the experts themselves… Florida’s wild birds!

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Scooter is envious! While he sits on branches overlooking the growth curling through the Northwood Commons back lot observation area, his feathered friends are busy hopping and flitting between branches, high atop the wide oaks and pines that shade the stream and vines below. Ohhh… to “…slip the surly bonds of Earth…” and fly! Well, while …

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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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Check Out the new pics of Scooter’s Northwood Commons Backlot Bachelor Pad!

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Look at this great spot overlooking WBU Clearwater/Safety Harbor’s backlot area of the Northwood Commons Shopping Center. I mean, can it get any better than this in Florida? Scooter says, “Heck, No!” Excited to show off the most current growth and wildlife in his backlot preserve area, Scooter grabbed a camera and, with the help …

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It’s a Party! Come See Scooter at Wild Birds Unlimited’s Open House in Clearwater!

      Scooter invites all of our Wild Birds Unlimited fans to join him and all the gang at the annual Spring Open House at Wild Birds Unlimited’s Nature Shop in Clearwater/Safety Harbor! Check out these great details! Saturday, April 26th, 2014 from Noon to 4:00 PM. Wild Birds Unlimited of Safety Harbor/Clearwater is celebrating …

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The Raptors are Coming! The Raptors are Coming! Scooter… Bar the Door!

Remember when we were children and we’d grab a bowl of popcorn to watch the Wonderful World of Disney and all the great characters on the shows? There we were… huddled on the floor with blankets… excited smiles gracing our tender faces; bathed with innocence and the light, blue glow of the TV screen? We learned to …

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Hammock Bird Banding

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