Nature Happenings

  • Project FeederWatch continues,
  • Christmas Bird Count is this month,
  • Great Horned Owls are pairing up this month – listen for their "who" calls.
  • This is a great time to teach chickadees and titmice to feed from your hand.
  • Watch for late waterfowl migrants such as Northern Shovelers, mergansers, Ruddy Ducks and Common Goldeneyes.
  • Tundra Swans arrive.
  • Purple Finches can be seen at feeders.
  • Smith's Longspurs arrive for their brief visit to the north-central part of our region.
  • Red-tailed Hawks and kestrels have arrived for winter.
  • Geminid Meteor Shower is mid-month.

What should you feed the birds?

  • You're birds are preparing for more cold months ahead and have already started eating more in order to bulk up for the winter!
  • Feeding birds foods higher in fats and proteins are essential to help them make the transition from the warm months to the colder ones
  • WBU offers a variety of suet which is high in fats and proteins 
  • We also offer a variety of 100% edible seed blends that provide the necessary nutrients your backyard birds need to stay warm this winter!