Just in Time for the Holidays!
Get 20% off any one bird feeder
Get 25% off any one 20lb. seed blend
Get 20% off pole systems and hardware
Get 20% off birdbaths and stands
Take advantage of this special for these and other items:
| Heated Bird Baths
|| Hardware & Poles
||20lb Seed Mixes
Sale ends Dec. 24, 2013. Excludes optics & gift cards. Not good with other coupons or sales.
PLUS! Our "Flying Start" Combo!
2lb. WBU Seed Cylinder and Pin Feeder for $14.99
Did You Know...
- Contrary to popular belief, Cardinals prefer foraging on the ground instead of being perched high on feeders. One study in North Carolina revealed that Cardinals spent 77% of their time foraging on the ground.
- During the breeding season, male Cardinals may sing 200 or more songs per hour in the early morning hours. Mated pairs will often sing duets together.
- The Northern Cardinal is actually one of seven species in the world with the name Cardinal.
- The ability for Cardinals to digest food varies with the temperature; studies have shown that digestion efficiency rates are 16% higher at 77 degrees than at 32 degrees. This suggests that Cardinals must consume substantially more food during cold weather, especially when it’s below freezing.
December Nature Happenings
- Dec. 1 – 31: Project FeederWatch continues
- Sumac, Bittersweet, Poison Ivy and other berries remain throughout the winter, providing food for many species of birds.
- Winter raptors may show up, including Snowy Owls and Northern Goshawks.
- Chipmunks and raccoons hole up for the winter, but may reappear with mild winter weather.
- Red-breasted Nuthatches, Pine Siskins, Common Redpolls and Crossbills visit feeders now through March.
- Eastern Monarch Butterflies finish reaching their central Mexican overwintering sites starting