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The Gray Ghost

The Gray Ghost

February 25, 2021

Join John and Brian as they discuss one of the most common birds in the wintertime that most people seem to miss. In this episode, they're talking all things Junco. You'll learn why it's called the gray ghost and how you can bring it to your yard.  

The Secret Love Life of Birds

The Secret Love Life of Birds

February 11, 2021

Join John and Brian as they reveal the secret love life of birds, just in time for Valentine’s Day. They’ll share a few tidbits about birds and their lives together. You may start to look at the birds in your yard a little differently after this.

Seven Simple Actions to Save the Song Birds

Seven Simple Actions to Save the Song Birds

January 28, 2021

In this episode, John and Brian break down the seven simple actions that you can take to help save the song birds. They also discuss a little bird feeding history, what has changed and where it’s going. Finally, we take some time to celebrate WBU’s 40th birthday! 

Be a Bird Hero: Become a Citizen Scientist

Be a Bird Hero: Become a Citizen Scientist

January 14, 2021

Join John and Brian in this episode as they dive into how you can be a hero for the birds by becoming a citizen scientist.  They’ll talk about helpful tools you’ll need and an upcoming citizen science opportunity that you can be a part of.  

Backyard Birding: Highlights & Hiccups

Backyard Birding: Highlights & Hiccups

December 31, 2020

In this episode, John and Brian discuss their birding highs and lows of 2020.  You’ll hear about woodpeckers, bluebirds, warblers, and more. Thanks for listening and have a happy new year everyone!  

Birds and Holiday Traditions

Birds and Holiday Traditions

December 17, 2020

Some countries have a beautiful tradition of encouraging kindness to birds during the holidays. One such belief is that if you spread birdseed outside your doorstep on Christmas morning, you will have good luck in the coming year. Listen as John and Brian explore different traditions from around the world that showcase our backyard friends.

Customer Stories

Customer Stories

December 3, 2020

Feeding the birds isn't just about insect control, flower pollination or weed control. The simple act of feeding the birds expands far past the environmental benefits. Our customers share the most wonderful stories with us and we'd like to share them with you this holiday season! Join hosts John and Brian as they share the heartfelt stories of our customers. If you have a story you'd like to share, please reach out to us at podcast@wbu.com.

The Joy of Bird Feeding

The Joy of Bird Feeding

November 25, 2020

Join John and Brian for this bonus episode with special guest, Jim Carpenter. As the Founder and CEO of Wild Birds Unlimited, Jim has learned a lot over the past 40 years and has some great information to share about the hobby of backyard bird feeding. Be sure to check out his book, The Joy of Bird Feedingto learn more!

Winging it Thru Winter

Winging it Thru Winter

November 19, 2020

Have you ever wondered how birds survive the cold weather? In this episode, John and Brian share how birds make it through the colder months and what you can do to help them. 

 

 

Welcome Winter Wanderers

Welcome Winter Wanderers

November 12, 2020

In this episode, John and Brian discuss the Winter Finch Irruption and the finches that are making their way through North America. You'll learn all about what they look like, sound like, and how you can attract them to your yard.