Category Archives: wild birds unlimited

Spring is Just Around the Corner, Florida! Get those Bird Feeders Ready!

It’s March and that Means Spring is on the Way! Feed Your Wild Birds Well!   Mealworms are a high-protein favorite of many of Florida’s wild birds such as bluebirds, wrens, robins, chickadees and mockingbirds. Because mealworms can potentially crawl out of feeders, it’s important to offer them in feeders with smooth sides like our Advanced …

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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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February is National Wild Bird Feeding Month, Florida! Scooter and Vinny are Super excited!

Florida Blue Jay

Since 1994, February has been designated as National Wild Bird Feeding Month. While wild bird feeding is a popular hobby all over the country and throughout the year, February offers us a chance to share even more aspects of this wonderful and exciting activity. Wild Birds Unlimited in Clearwater/Safety Harbor invites its fans and friends …

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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 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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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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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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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.