Category Archives: fall

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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Scooter’s Top 4 Favorite Halloween Movies: Terrors from Above! Vinny’s Feathers are Ruffled!

This Halloween, let’s succumb to the stories of legendary flying beasts and delight in the chills they give us. While we know they’re balderdash (Scooter’s new favorite word…) one must admit that these stories do successfully creep us out and, while they may be far-fetched, they make for a great night on our favorite couch, …

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It’s October in Florida! Time For… Weird, Wild Bird (and other) Profiles! Scooter Aint Skeere’d!

Thanksgiving has Turkeys. Christmas has Cardinals and Doves. But Halloween tops them all with a load of fun and interesting –some would say, “creepy”– flying denizens of the sky just waiting to swoop down and wreak havoc on…. seed stores and bugs! What? Did you think we’d suggest something more sinister? Naaahhh… most fears related to …

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Hammock Bird Banding

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