Category Archives: holiday

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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Week 3 of Clearwater/Safety Harbor’s WBU Christmas Gift Profile: Vinny Wants a Bird House!

Good real estate is hard to come by, even for wild birds. But in Florida, we have┬áplenty of seasonal opportunities to offer a wide array of bird houses and nesting accessories for the many feathered friends that fill our backyard habitats. In the Pinellas county area, wrens and blue birds are plentiful and Christmas offers …

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Week 2 of WBU Clearwater/Safety Harbor’s Christmas Gift Product Profile: Great Feeders Make Great Gifts!

florida purple finches

While Scooter laments the issue of finally cracking the code on the Eliminator Feeder, Vinny comfortably sits, enjoying whatever morsels he can gain from any number of the terrific feeders offered at Wild Birds Unlimited’s Clearwater/Safety Harbor location. With Florida’s year-round temperate climate, wild bird watchers have reason to enjoy their hobby all year long! …

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It’s 4th of July, Pinellas County! Scooter says, “Let’s look at Florida’s Favorite Red, White and Blue Birds!”

Sparklers, hot dogs, watermelons and fireworks abound as Florida’s Pinellas and North Pinellas county areas prepare to celebrate this year’s 4th of July Independence Day! But aside from all the fun and great celebrations, Florida has its own “reds, whites and blues” to celebrate! We’re talking about Florida’s beautiful red, white and blue birds. But …

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

wbu wild bird fathers know best

  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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Hammock Bird Banding

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