We’re passionate about birds and nature. That’s why we opened a Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in our community.
41816 Ford Road,
Willow Creek Shopping Center
Canton, MI 48187
Phone: (734) 983-9130
Fax: (734) 983-9135
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Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
WBU Canton is Closed the Following Holidays: New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, The Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
Cupid isn’t the only winged object that people need to watch out for this month. In 1994, the United States Congress proclaimed February to be National Bird Feeding Month.
Backyard bird feeding is enjoyed by over 52 million North Americans. And while February is National Wild Bird Feeding Month, with the right provisions, people can enjoy a wide variety of backyard birds all year long.
The Great Backyard Bird Count, a joint project between the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society, also occurs this month. Individuals, families, schools and organizations are invited to count birds at bird feeders and in backyards, local parks or other locations. Those tallies are then reported online through the Great Backyard Bird Count web site. This data helps define bird ranges, populations, migration pathways and habitat needs.
The count is fun, easy and educational. It’s also a terrific way for Cornell and Audubon to learn more about the abundance and distribution of bird species.
People can increase the variety of birds that visit their backyards by providing the appropriate foods in the right location.
Backyard birds usual fall into three feeding categories: ground-feeding, elevated feeding and a combination of both. For example, goldfinches prefer to eat Nyjer® (thistle seed) from a hanging tube feeder, whereas juncos generally eat millet on the ground, and cardinals most often feed on the ground, but will also use elevated feeders.
Stop by the store and let us show you how you can attract feathered friends to your backyard!
Available for a limited time only, our adorable Preston the Penguin Seed Cylinder is a mix of sunflower, safflower, pecans, sunflower chips, peanuts, apricot, papaya and blueberries. Preston is the perfect addition to any yard and a great gift idea for the nature loavers on your list.
Seed Cylinders are an easy way to offer your birds a wide variety of food to get lots of birds to visit your backyard. And it's convenient, too. Just set one out and watch. Try offering a No-Mess Seed Cylinder on a Seed Cylinder Feeder and watch your birds chow down.