It's another cold and cloudy day in the Erie area. You're stuck inside, looking out at what seems to be a lifeless landscape and wondering why you didn't go south for the winter. Suddenly, a flash of red catches your eye. A cardinal lands in the feeder and begins feasting on the sunflower seeds. A flock of chickadees arrives, bursting with energy as each little bird grabs a sunflower seed or peanut and flies to a nearby perch to crack it open. Nuthatches and titmice are not far behind the chickadees, grabbing the Bark Butter spread on the tree. Woodpeckers join the mix as they swoop in to the suet feeder. Mourning doves and juncos cover the ground beneath the feeder as they pick up the white millet that has fallen. That lifeless landscape is instantly transformed into an enjoyable flurry of activity and winter seems a little less dreary.

Wild Birds Unlimited can help you enjoy the birds of winter in your backyard. We offer high-quality feeders, no-waste seed mixes, and exclusive foods such as our Bark Butter and WBU Stackables. Our friendly staff is ready to answer your questions and help you increase the birds visiting your yard.

Once you have the birds coming to your yard this winter, consider counting them during the Great Backyard Bird Count, February 14th-17th, 2020. This annual citizen science project is free and easy to do from the comfort of your own home!