Category Archives: nests

Vinny and Scooter March into Spring with their Top Ten Ways to Improve your Backyard Habitat!

  Spring is on its way and our temps are on the rise. With the changing weather also comes the need to do a little spring cleaning. So grab a broom and dust off the bird feeders and get ready for Vinny and Scooter’s top ten ways to enhance, improve and clean out your backyard …

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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 plenty 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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WBU Clearwater/Safety Harbor’s Bird of the Month Winning Photo Subject for October: The Black-Bellied-Whistling-Duck!

Black-Bellied-Whistling-Duck October’s Bird of the Month Contest offers us this terrific winning photo from Wild Birds Unlimited Clearwater/Safety Harbor store friend and fan, J. Keeling. Here are a few fun facts about this frequent Florida flyer: The Black-Bellied-Whistling-Duck! With its long neck, unique coloring, pink legs and bright orange beak, the Black-Bellied-Whistling-Duck carries a distinctive …

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“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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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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“Waiter! There’s a Nest in my Stoop!” What to do with those misplaced nests?

An ill-placed Florida wild bird nest can be a bother. Learn what to do to avoid them or welcome them and how to live with them in harmony!

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Hammock Bird Banding

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