Tag Archives: Clearwater Florida

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 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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Wild Birds Unlimited Clearwater/Safety Harbor’s First Bird of the Month Contest Has a WINNER! Scooter’s all a Twitter!

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Scooter is excited to announce that the Clearwater/Safety Harbor Wild Birds Unlimited’s first Bird of the Month Contest has drawn to a close! And the winner is a Florida favorite: The Northern Cardinal with a popular photo submission from WBU Clearwater/Safety Harbor Fan, Jennifer Rothe. Jennifer’s photo of a baby Cardinal resting on a branch near …

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Scooter says, “This Aint No Cartoon, Sylvester!” Keep Those Cats Inside!

As much as we’d like to think of our furry kittens as simple balls of fluff intently embroiled in balls of yarn and jingly little balls, that’s not quite accurate. No matter the breed, no matter the inclination, no matter the training… a cat, is a cat, is a cat and, well… they kill things. …

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Scooter is Spring Cleaning and Ready to Welcome His Wild Bird Pals… and All Their Yummy Seed!!

Well, it’s spring-cleaning time in the Northwood Commons Back Lot at Wild Birds Unlimited’s Nature Shop and along with cleaning out his garage and attic and closet spaces, Scooter isn’t forgetting his backyard habitat where his favorite Florida wild bird cousins will be gathering in the coming months… bringing seeds… and nuts… that he can steal… because his …

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Florida’s Wild Bird Feeding and HOA Restrictions: Scooter wants to talk!

In his poem, “Mending Wall“, Robert Frost laments the purpose for a fence, stating, finally, that… “Good fences make good neighbors…” Well, so do good bird feeders! There are instances when feeding Florida’s wild birds can become – let’s admit it, bird lovers– a nuisance. Yes. It can. Let’s not deny that there are some …

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Wild Birds Unlimited’s Northwood Commons Backyard Habitat: Take a look at Scooter’s new digs!

        When Carl and Karen Albritton opened their Wild Birds Unlimited’s Nature Shop in Clearwater/Safety Harbor, Florida, they noticed what could be a grand opportunity for Florida’s wild bird population and their WBU Clearwater/Safety Harbor fans; the incredible natural space in the store’s back lot area. Located in the Northwood Commons Shopping Center on McMullen …

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When in doubt, ask a Squirrel!

“Scooter”, an Eastern Gray Squirrel, is just one of the delightful animals that reside behind the Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in Clearwater/Safety Harbor. As you can see, he’s a bold guy who has no issue with coming to our WBU door looking for a free meal. Scooter enjoys the company of various species of …

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Hammock Bird Banding

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