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The Beautiful Buntings are Back!

With the return of hummingbirds comes another bird that everyone also loves: the painted bunting. When someone asks me what a hunting...

The Hummers are Here!

This is perhaps my favorite time of the year. Nesting season is in full flight, spring is in the air, and so are the hummingbirds!...

Become a Nesting Know-It-All

To a birder, Nesting Season just might be the most important time of the year; there are so many different events, so many changes, so...

Winter is Coming

The leaves are changing, the gardens are wilting, and the season of Thanksgiving is beginning! Soon after that will follow the Holiday...

Orange and Gold Coming to Town

It is always sad to say goodbye to painted buntings and hummingbirds come October. These colorful birds follow summer which means heading...

That Migratory Time of the Year Again!

With summer winding down, birders will start to see quite a few changes occurring at their feeders. The end of summer and beginning of...

The Meaning of Molting

Birds are beautiful most of the year. However, around this time of the year, birds can look a little worse for wear! Molting season is an...

Bird Feed and Seed in the Summer Heat

Well it is here. The dog days of the summer. While it is excellent beach weather, sitting on your back porch to watch birds is not as...

Feathered Fathers

Fatherhood is a beautiful thing. But it’s also a busy thing! Throughout Nesting Season, mother birds get a lot of attention, leaving the...

Making Mama Bird's Life Easier

We all can agree that motherhood is a beautiful thing. We can appreciate it in our own homes, and we can appreciate it our yards! Nesting...

The Return of the Painted Buntings

With spring comes so many great things: flowers, bird nests, green leaves, hummingbirds, and the most colorful bird around. That is of...

Fledglings and Flight Training

Spring is finally here, and while being stuck at our houses all day can be annoying, we can at least be thankful that this lockdown...

Hummers on the Way!

It is that time of the year: the return of the hummingbird! I know we are all excited for these small friends hovering around our red...

Helping our Perfect Pollinators

I am going to break my happy-go-lucky tone and attitude this post and really be honest with you: We are in trouble. Now, especially...

What You Can Do For Your Birds

We all know that we can talk all day about bird foods, feeders, and houses, but if you only focus on those things, you will find your...

The Calm Before The Nesting Season Storm

Nesting season is quickly approaching. Around this time next month, we expect customers to be buying thousands of mealworms, dozens of...

The Great Backyard Bird Count!

Every year, birders from around the world commit a weekend of their time to record valuable data that is used for research and...

Tray Feeding and Chipping Sparrows

All of us at Wild Birds Unlimited Mt. Pleasant are getting excited for the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). In order to prepare, we are...

New Year, New Feeders!

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a wonderful celebration with friends and family. We are just getting through the holiday season, and...

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