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The Raptors are Coming! The Raptors are Coming! Scooter… Bar the Door!

Remember when we were children and we’d grab a bowl of popcorn to watch the Wonderful World of Disney and all the great characters on the shows? There we were… huddled on the floor with blankets… excited smiles gracing our tender faces; bathed with innocence and the light, blue glow of the TV screen? We learned to …

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Valentine’s Day for Florida’s Birds: The Romance, the Love… the Social Monogamy..??

Ahhhh…. It’s February… the month of romance! Chocolates, flowers, jewelry and… Worms? Yup! Worms! Or crickets, or seed… Peanuts are a favorite too. While we preen ourselves with jewelry and slinky attire to impress our better halves, Florida’s wild birds take a less direct approach. Read below to find out what goes on when some of …

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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.