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A Pretty Awesome Tree:

Jim woke up the other morning and found this Eastern Screech-Owl peaking out of a cavity in his tree. Jim also mentioned that earlier in the year Northern Flickers raised a family in the same tree-cavity. How about that? We sell both flicker and owl houses, but it looks like we need to start selling trees as well.

 

This Just In… Archives

He’s so unusual

When I ask most folks about the birds on their feeder they typically reply: " We get the usual birds." Well, this isn't the case for Leo. For the last few weeks he's been seeing this striking and crazy-colored Painted Bunting on his feeder in Orleans. Wow! IDK where...

My kind of Christmas tree

Most Christmas trees have lights, a bit of tinsel and an assortment of colorful ornaments. But Lori Jurkowski has my kind of tree…one filled with birds. I see chickadees, woodpeckers, bluebirds, cardinals and in the middle, a kingfisher. Yeah! I’d bet not many...

The hats were filled

This past Saturday we filled over 700 hats with free yummy potatoes. Peggy Schiffer was kind enough to send us this photo of three young ladies with big smiles...and filled hats. (It's a good thing they didn't notice that creepy guy behind them.)

The spuds are in the house!

I hope you have your hat ready, because two tons of yummy potatoes have just arrived and they are yours for free. You just need to show up at the Bird Watcher’s General Store on Saturday, Nov. 19th, anytime between 9:17 and 5:11 and, of course, have a hat. We will...

Happy Birthday WildCare Stephanie!

We're honored that Stephanie wanted to spend her birthday with us at Bird Watcher's! Who wouldn't? Hop on over to the WildCare website to make a donation for her birthday!

Winter Finch Forecast

The annual Winter Finch Forecast (yes, that’s a real thing) has just be released. Due to a lack of natural food in Canada this fall, many northern finches such as Evening Grosbeaks, Pine Grosbeaks, Common Redpolls and Red Crossbills will be heading south in search of...

Monarch Butterfly

Nancy found this Monarch Butterfly feeding on Seaside Goldenrod in the town of Brewster. She reminded us that if we don’t spray and offer native plants, we’ll see more butterflies (and birds). We couldn’t agree more. Thanks for the photo and the reminder,...

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