We’re passionate about birds and nature. That’s why we opened a Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in our community.
911 Montauk Highway
Oakdale, NY 11769
Phone: (631) 218-2473
Fax: (631) 589-5016
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Mon - Fri: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
This summer, parents across the country will spend countless hours with their children, taking them to places they’ve never seen before. The same can be said for the millions of wild bird families that will be introducing their young fledglings to a whole new world of experiences.
People who only feed the birds during the winter will miss out on many fun and fascinating wild bird "family life" activities. Full feeders provide an opportunity to see adult birds as they take some time away from the duties of raising their young.
By mid-summer, fledglings will begin leaving the nest and are being fed and taught to eat from feeders by their parents, a fascinating interaction to observe.
Here are some characteristics and behaviors to look for when watching these baby birds as they begin to leave the nest:
It’s a perfect time to see a lot of interesting bird activity. In some instances, bird family behaviors resemble human family behaviors.