Barrie, Ontario

Steve, Dianne and Kristen Martyn

Steve, Dianne and Kristen Martyn

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

Barrie, Ontario

BEHIND STICKY FINGERS,
515 Bryne Drive, Unit B
Barrie, ON L4N 9P7

Phone: (705) 726-7600
Fax: (705) 726-1327
Email: Send Message

Store Hours:
Mon - Wed: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thurs: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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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.

Thanksgiving

October 1-12, 2014

Bird Seed Sale

Bird Seed Sale

Though seed-eating birds will continue to look for supplemental sources, they require seeds that will provide them with their essential fall and winter fat and calories. So it’s important to offer the right seeds in your bird feeders. Shop now and save on the best seed and WBU Seed Blends. Our seed blends:

  • are chosen by your local expert.
  • formulated to care for your birds.
  • contain no cereal fillers - just seeds your birds love.

15% OFF 20 lb. Bags of Seed, Now through 10/12*

*Valid only at WBU Barrie. One discount per purchase. Not valid with other discounts, previous purchases or on special order items. Offer expires 10/12/14.

Set a Place for Your Globe-trotting GuestsTownsend's Warbler

More than 300 bird species found in North America during the summer make their way to Central and South America or the Caribbean, some covering distances of nearly 7,000 miles. Parks, backyards and nature refuges across the country will host these winged visitors as the birds make their way to their winter homes.

Migration is a fascinating part of bird behavior. Besides the amount of daylight, it appears that age, sex, weather and the availability of food, water and shelter are the major factors in migratory behavior.

While migration is still not completely understood, it appears that some birds orient themselves by the stars on clear nights while others seem to have a built-in magnetic compass. Some birds travel over large bodies of water, and birds commonly lose one-fourth to one-half of their body weight during such over-water migration.

In order to survive their grueling trip, birds accumulate fat prior to migration. This physiological change helps the birds maintain their energy reserves.

Not only can we enjoy migrating birds as they pass through our area, but we can also play a role in their survival by providing food, water, habitat and/or shelter to help them conserve and replenish their energy supply during their journey. Foods that are high in fat, such as suet, Bark Butter and a seed blend with lots of sunflower seeds, help birds refuel their energy supply.