In Our Stores: Plucky the Lucky Pelican
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: 9 - 7
Sunday: 12 - 5
Mon - Sat: 10 - 4
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!
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.
We'd like to thank everyone who joined us for our birding adventures and classes this year - all fun and wonderful times made better by sharing them with friends!
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
Now through December 24, bring us your tired old binoculars and/or scopes, and we’ll swap ‘em for a $25 discount off any new optics in our stores. This is a great chance to get a nice deal on the very latest in optics technology!
Cozy holiday and winter decor and gifts are here!
We are currently planning our Spring 2019 Birding and Native Plant Semester Classes. Details coming soon!
Our only optics sale of the year: Extended!
We're already planning for another excellent year of birding in 2019. If you have any suggestions for trips or classes, we'd love to hear them!
We're planning for more great birding in 2019 and starting the year off right with two of our favorite winter birding trips!
Extended Holiday Hours Start December 10
It can be difficult to get everything done at this time of year, so we're extending our store hours December 10th - 23rd:
Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 4:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 4:00
Christmas Eve: 10:00 - 4:00
Monday - Friday: 9:00 - 7:00
Saturday: 9:00 - 7:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 5:00
Christmas Eve: 9:00 - 4:30
Plucky the Lucky Pelican books are currently sold out. Watch this space for new stock updates!