At Wild Bird & Garden, we offer an exciting variety of goodies for birds, the home, the garden, and you.

Bird Houses, Baths, and Feeders • Art and Decor for the Garden and Home • Beautiful Jewelry and Luxurious Lotions and Soaps • Binoculars and Spotting Scopes • Field Guides and Books • Nature-Inspired Gifts • Bird Walks and Birding Excursions • Fresh Bird Seed and Suet Varieties and Blends • Locally-Crafted Gifts • Friendly, Expert Advice on Birds and Birding • and more!

We have something special for just about everyone. Come and see us soon!

At Wild Bird & Garden, we offer an exciting variety of goodies for birds, the home, the garden, and you.

Bird Houses, Baths, and Feeders • Art and Decor for the Garden and Home • Beautiful Jewelry and Luxurious Lotions and Soaps • Binoculars and Spotting Scopes • Field Guides and Books • Nature-Inspired Gifts • Bird Walks and Birding Excursions • Fresh Bird Seed and Suet Varieties and Blends • Locally-Crafted Gifts • Friendly, Expert Advice on Birds and Birding • and more!




We're not just for the birds; we have something special for everyone. We hope you'll come and see us soon!
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.
 All book sale proceeds benefit Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter and Audubon North Carolina!

Greetings from Wild Bird & Garden

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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. 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, Vortex, and more! 






















L. Parsons
Bird-Friendly Native Plants
Want to learn more about native plants? Audubon North Carolina offers a fantastic resource of information! You can check it out HERE.



















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! 

Skywatch Bird Rescue
 (855) 407-3728
(Located in Castle Hayne, Serving Cape Fear region)

Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter 
(910) 278-7871
(Located in Oak Island, Serving Cape Fear region)

Cape Fear Raptor Center
 910-602-6633
(Raptors only; Located in Rocky Point, Serving Cape Fear region)
Our Store Hours




WILMINGTON STORE:
Mon - Sat: 10 - 6
Sunday: 1 - 5

SOUTHPORT STORE:
Mon - Sat: 10 - 4
Sunday: Closed
Birding/Field Bags
by Pajaro









Feeder-Cleaning
Basics

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.
Share Your Pictures!

Looking for a handy way to carry all of your birding essentials when you're out in the field? 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. Stop in and check out our selection!




See what we're up to on Instagram!
Our thanks to Mariah Brazil for this photogenic Red-bellied Woodpecker!










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Quality Bird Seed Makes A Difference

















Can't make it to one of our trips, classes, excursions, etc? Please see Wild Bird & Garden's Cancellation Policy.
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.
Birding Kayaking Adventures

Bird Photography Beginner Class
Postponed: We Will Reschedule ASAP


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Looking for an informative 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.
We love to see your nature pictures. Share them with us on our Facebook page and we'll highlight them here!





Southport Seminar:
Join us at our Southport location for a special program on the basics of Nesting Season. Learn all about the preferred nesting habitat for our area's breeding birds and how to encourage nesting right in your yard. You’ll pick up lots of great tips that will help promote a successful nesting and fledging season this year! 


Native Plant Sales Are Back!
We are delighted to be teaming up with wonderful local growers Joyce and Mindy from Going Native Gardens to offer a full schedule of Native Plant Sales again this Spring. Stop by and pick out some plants that will encourage a variety of beneficial wildlife to visit and thrive in your garden oasis!

CLICK HERE for the most current schedule of sales at both Wild Bird and Garden locations.













Nesting Season Basics
Postponed: We Will Reschedule ASAP
Advance registration and $5 fee required. All attendees will receive a $5 shopping voucher. Space is limited, so call or stop in to register soon!
Stay-at-Home Birding



Our Spring Semester Classes Are Underway! 
For the Native Plants Class schedule CLICK HERE.
COVID-19 UPDATE
For the Birding Class schedule CLICK HERE

Do you already have feeders and/or houses set up outside? These will provide plenty of entertainment as nesting season progresses. (PS: Hummingbirds are returning, so you'll definitely want to get those nectar feeders out!)

Take your binoculars out for a walk; you may be surprised by the variety of birds around your yard and neighborhood! 

There are so many fantastic webcams available for all of us to enjoy from the comfort and safety of home. You can't go wrong by starting with the great variety offered by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. CLICK HERE to see what's available, and happy viewing/birding!​
Keeping the health of our community in mind, our stores will be temporarily closed after Monday, March 30.
Any schedule updates will be shared here, via email, and on our social media pages.
Be well, and take good care!
Join Wild Bird & Garden and Mahanaim Adventures for some great birding out on our local waters. Excursions are $55 per person, and include all kayak equipment and guide services. All skill levels are welcome! Tours run 8:30 – 11:30 am unless otherwise noted. Reservations required.

March 31 Rice’s Creek POSTPONED
April 30 Cape Fear Osprey Nest Tour 
Sept 17 Masonboro Island Tour  
Sept 24 Holly Shelter Tour 
Oct 30 Full Moon Owl Prowl Tour (4:30 – 8:30pm)

To reserve CLICK HERE or call: (910) 547-8252.
Join wildlife photographer Jack Eyler for a special two-session class that will cover bird photography basics, offer tips and personalized feedback, and provide real-time guidance out in the field. CLICK HERE for class details.
Class is $80 per person. Class size is limited to 12 students, and pre-registration is required. Stop by either store or give us a call at (910) 343-6001 to register soon! 
Jack Eyler
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
For now, we all need to spend a lot more time at home. But don't despair: there are easy ways to get your birding fix without risking your own health or anybody else's!