We’re passionate about birds and nature. That’s why we opened a Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in our community.
1000 Bald Hill Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: (401) 826-0606
Fax: (401) 826-7676
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Mon: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tues: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thurs: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Families opting to stay close to home this summer won’t have to travel any farther than their backyards for fun and entertainment. Across the country, adult woodpeckers are introducing their young fledglings to a whole new world of experiences.
People who only feed the birds during the winter miss out on summer bird feeding fun and fascinating wild bird ‘family life’ activities. By mid-summer, woodpecker fledglings begin leaving the nest and are fed and taught to eat from feeders by their parents; a fascinating interaction to observe.
The health and growth rate of a fledgling is determined by the amount of nutritional foods it consumes. High-protein and high-calcium foods are especially important until a bird is full grown. Fledglings require a lot of protein to help them grow strong, properly-colored feathers and strong flight muscles.
Help your birds with high-protein foods like mealworms, peanuts, Jim's Birdacious® Bark Butter® and suet. These energy-packed foods will entice your birds and their young back to your yard. The young birds will learn the location of your bird food and begin to make return trips on their own.
You can recognize Downy and other woodpecker fledglings by their fresh and dapper plumage, whereas that of the adults is worn and dusky from their repeated trips in and out of the nest cavity.
After a few weeks, the parents stop feeding their fledglings and may even peck at them if they persist in begging for food to get them to feed themselves.
With lots of young woodpeckers around and the molting process in full swing, woodpeckers are seeking the extra calories and proteins that feeders can provide.
Visit us soon and we’ll make sure you have the expert advice and quality hobby products you need to make friends with some of the cutest birds in the neighborhood.
One of the product that we sell that has Calcium is Birdacious Bark Butter! If you haven't tried it yet, ask us for a sample cup!
While supplies last.
Don't miss out on those birds you want to identify that are just too far away for you to see clearly. Get a good pair of binoculars! We are increasing our selection of binoculars so you can find the one that is just right for you. Even if you have a pair of binos that seems to work ok but they are years old - Stop by and look through what is being offered for optical glass now. You could see a whole new world! With newer technology the binoculars are lighter, the glass is finer and cut more precisely and the coatings on the lens give a much clearer view. And did we mention most of the binoculars are fog-proof, water-proof and you can use them with your glasses ON!
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