Gardiner, Washington

Marc & Christie Lassen

Marc & Christie Lassen

We’re passionate about birds and nature. That’s why we opened a Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in our community.

Gardiner, Washington

275953 Highway 101
Gardiner, WA 98382

Phone: (360) 797-7100
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Store Hours:
Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Did you know we are much more than a birdseed store? Stop by and charge your electric vehicle at our free charging station, take a walk through our beautiful public garden with a breath-taking view of Discovery Bay or just come in for a visit with Luther. We look forward to seeing you in Gardiner!

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We can show you how to turn your yard into a birdfeeding habitat that brings song, color and life to your home.

 

Help Your Birds Survive a Cold Snap
Just as we rely on coats, hats and mittens to keep us warm in the face of severe weather, birds employ a number of methods to survive the adversity of the cold too. And you can help!

Food is the most essential element, providing birds with the energy, stamina and nutrition they need. To stay warm, birds will expend energy very quickly, some losing up to 10% of their body weight on an extremely cold night. An ample supply of high-calorie foods such as black oil sunflower, insects and suet is crucial to a bird’s survival.


We can play a vital role, as feeding the birds becomes critical when extremely cold conditions occur. At these times, a supply of food can mean the difference between life and death for a bird.

Wtr-Titmse-Pnut-Fdr-JRCMost birds will adjust their feathers to create air pockets that will help them keep warm. You will often notice the birds look fatter or "puffed up" during cold weather. This is because the birds are fluffing up their feathers; the more air space, the better the insulation.

Staying warm is not all about food and feathers though. Some birds perch on one leg at a time, drawing the free leg to their breast for warmth. Most birds will shiver for short term adjustments to the cold. Shivering converts muscular energy into heat for the short term, but the energy must be replenished shortly thereafter.

While birds are equipped to withstand most winter weather, survival can be made easier by providing food, a heated, open source of water and protection from the elements with natural plant cover or a roosting box.

Stop by the store today and let us show you which high-energy foods will help your birds brave the cold snap!

 

 

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...preparing you for the best backyard birdfeeding experience possible. At Wild Birds Unlimited®, our Birdfeeding Specialists are trained to show you how to turn your yard into a birdfeeding habitat that not only brings song, color and life to your home, but also benefits the wild birds and the environment in your area.

WBU isn’t just about selling birdfeeders and birdseed. We pride ourselves on being able to give you the most accurate information and knowledge about your local birds.

Home of the Best Birdfood in TownBased on more than 25 years of research and experience, our products have been designed to be the highest quality birdfeeders and birdfeeding equipment on the market today. We’re so confident about our designs that many of our products carry a lifetime guarantee.

We’re not only proud of our feeders though. We also have the freshest birdseed in town, and we can prove it. Our exclusive regional blends aren’t just fresh; they’re specially formulated from 100% edible seed that the birds in your backyard will love.

It is our goal for you to have the best possible experience from your birdfeeding hobby. Backyard birdfeeding is the most relaxing, fulfilling, educational and exciting hobby that anyone, young or old, can enjoy.

At Wild Birds Unlimited, we aren’t just a birdseed store. We are Your Backyard Birdfeeding Specialist®, here to help bring you, your family and nature together.

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