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A Special Book Benefiting Great Causes!
A collaboration between a local writer and illustrator, Plucky the Lucky Pelican tells the incredible true story of a local pelican’s journey from rescue to rehabilitation and release.
Greetings from Wild Bird & Garden
At Wild Bird & Garden, we strive to provide quality bird and nature products and to provide environmental education to Wilmington, NC and surrounding areas. Through employee knowledge and store sponsored nature programs, we can give you advice on how to make your backyard a bird-friendly oasis!
Airlie Gardens Bird Walks
Join us the second Wednesday of each month for a Bird Walk at Airlie Gardens. Airlie Gardens has wonderful bird habitat including marsh, fresh water ponds, wooded habitat and open lawns. Regular Airlie admission applies, or stop by Wild Bird & Garden to pick up a $2 admission discount voucher for this month's walk.
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New Binoculars in Stock and always available for special order! A quality pair of binoculars is the perfect accessory for our upcoming bird walks and kayak tours, giving bright, crisp views of those birds you came out to see. Stop by to check out our new selection of binoculars from Swarovski, Zeiss, Nikon, Eagle Optics and Vortex!
Southport Bird Walks
Join us the third Wednesday of each month 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. for a bird walk around Southport’s beautiful historic district and waterfront. We will meet at our Southport store and set out for a relaxed stroll around the area. Downtown Southport offers a nice variety of bird-friendly habitats within a few blocks! The walk is free and open to all – we hope to see you there!
Found An Injured Bird?
If you encounter a wild bird in need of help, contact one of these great local rescue/ rehab groups. These are federally-licensed non-profit organizations that save hundreds of local and migrating birds each year. Click on the links to their websites below to find out how you can contact or help these fine organizations!
(Located in Castle Hayne, Serving Cape Fear region)
(Located in Oak Island, Serving Cape Fear region)
(Raptors only; Located in Rocky Point, Serving Cape Fear region)
Mon - Sat: 10 - 6
Sunday: 1 - 5
Mon - Sat: 10 - 3
1. Empty and take apart your bird feeder.
2. Scrub well (inside and out) with 50/50 mix of water and white vinegar.
3. Allow all parts to dry.
4. Assemble, fill, and replace clean feeder.
It's so easy! Regular cleanings will keep your birds healthy, and will prolong the life of your feeders.
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Looking for a handy way to carry all of your birding essentials when we're out in the field? We think we've found an excellent solution: the Pajaro Field Bag!
These attractive and sturdy bags feature lots of pockets and plenty of room for your binoculars, field guides, notebooks, maps, pens, and more. Pajaro calls these bags " the best friend of Birders, Hikers, Naturalists and Travelers" and you'll agree once you give them a try. Come in and check out our selection!
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Our thanks to Donna Moore Thompson for this fantastic Red-tailed Hawk!
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Quality Bird Seed Makes A Difference
Curious about the benefits of native plants and how to incorporate them into your home habitat? This special set of classes and trips will introduce you to our region’s native plants and teach the basics of how to create a hardy, native, and wildlife-friendly landscape right in your yard. CLICK HERE for details.
Feed the birds in your yard the best seed in town! Whether you're looking for single seed varieties, special blends, squirrel-deterrent, or shell-free options, you'll find the freshest seed at Wild Bird & Garden. Our seed is preservative and filler-free, and your birds will appreciate the difference! Come in and let us help you make the best choice for your birds and yard.
Good News: Plucky the Lucky Pelican Books Are Back In Stock
Lake Waccamaw Birding Day Trip
Thur January 24 | 9:00 - 2:00
Fort Macon Birding Day Trip
Thur February 28 | 9:00 - 2:00
Trips are $45 each.Space is limited; registration required. Call or stop in for more details and to reserve!
Spring Semester Native Plants Class
February 20 - April 17
Enjoy cool winter savings on these bird-friendly basics, now through January 31!
In-stock items only, while supplies last. All sales final.
We are currently planning our Spring 2019 Birding and Native Plant Semester Classes. Details coming soon!
We're planning for more great birding in 2019 and starting the year off right with two of our favorite winter birding trips!
Have you noticed some new faces around your feeders lately? Our regional winter birds have returned! Be on the lookout for Dark-eyed Juncos, American Goldfinches, Yellow-rumped Warblers, White-throated Sparrows, and the occasional Red-breasted Nuthatch visiting food and water sources. Stop in and pick up some fresh seed to attract these beauties to your yard!
Looking for an interesting bird-related program for your neighborhood, nature, or garden club? Wild Bird & Garden can help! Stop in or give us a call at (910) 343-6001 for free programs and availability.
❄️ ALL HOLIDAY BIRD FEEDERS
❄️ ALL FLOUR SACK TOWELS
❄️ ALL SEED WREATHS, HOUSES, ORNAMENTS, AND SNOWMEN
❄️ ALL TREE ORNAMENTS
❄️ ALL HOLIDAY DECOR AND KITCHEN ITEMS
Winter Welcome Sale On Now
All Bird Houses
All Bird Baths
All Bird Feeders
Offer the birds in your yard a warm winter welcome with some of their favorite garden features!
A collaboration between writer Melinda Stewart and illustrator Mary Tyler, Plucky the Lucky Pelican tells the incredible true story of a local pelican's journey from rescue to rehabilitation to release. What a beautiful lesson for children (and the rest of us) on the importance of taking care of wildlife!