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While bird houses accommodate primarily cavity nesting birds there are several other products which appeal to a wide variety of nesting birds including goldfinches, cardinals and hummingbirds. All birds need materials to build their nests with and our WBU Nesting Building Material and Nesting Material offer a wide variety of items that birds can use to build their nests with. We also offer sturdy hardware to mount your bird house on. This is useful in outdoor spaces without trees or fences to hanging houses on as well as for birds that prefer to have a taller bird house with a clear flight path such as bluebirds and swallows.
WBU Advanced Pole System® (APS) Basic Setup Mounting Hardware: Our exclusive, patented WBU Advanced Pole System® (APS) Basic Setup Mounting Hardware is the perfect beginning to your ultimate housing and/or watering station designed to meet your own individual needs.
Just twist the 3-foot base pole into the ground using the convenient corkscrew auger. Next slide the Stabilizer onto the base pole and push into the ground (Tests show the stabilizer holds the pole straight in up to 35 MPH wind gusts). Add the extension pole and dual flange (specially-designed to mount bird feeders or houses), and then top it with a bird house. (Bird house not included.)
This package includes:
- 36" Base pole
- 36" Extension pole
- Two-piece large stabilizer
- WBU Advanced Pole System® (APS) Combo Flange
WBU Advanced Pole System® (APS) Combo Flange: Our WBU Advanced Pole System® (APS) Combo Flange allows you to top mount a bird feeder or side mount a bird house on your APS Hardware System. It must be used with an extension if you are planning to put it atop an APS double or single arm piece. Bird house, bird feeder and other hardware not included.
Dimensions: 3" x 5" x 3"
WBU Metal Predator Guards: WBU Metal Predator Guards prevent birds and other wildlife, such as squirrels and raccoons from making nest box holes larger. The metal is chew proof and protects the opening. Different size diameters are available:
- 1⅛” Diameter
- 1¼” Diameter
- 1½” Diameter
Predator Guard: Helps protect nesting boxes and bird houses from day and nighttime predators such as raccoons, cats, crows, squirrels and more. Easy to install, simply attach over the entry way and secure with the two included screws.
Dimensions: 1½" diameter x 2¼" deep
Alpaca Fleece Nesting Material: Birds often fur from a wide variety of other animals as nest-building materials. Our Alpaca Fleece Nesting Material is an easy way to offer your birds the materials they need for their home-building needs. Many birds actively seek fur as a nesting material during the breeding season as they use fur to line the inside of the nest to give their young ones a nice cozy place to grow. Alpaca fleece is an ideal fur to offer as it is soft, dense and fine. A little alpaca fleece goes a long way in building a nest. Birds including chickadees, wrens, nuthatches, goldfinches, orioles and titmice are especially fond of fur when building their nest. Simply hang it up in a using our WBU Suet Cages, WBU Peanut Ball Feeder and Birdie Bell and let your birds take what they need to create a place of their own. Also, be sure to shop through our other bird feeding supplies to complement all your bird feeding needs.
WBU Peanut Ball Feeder: Made of powder coated metal, the WBU Peanut Ball Feeder is also a great way to offer backyard birds nesting material during the breeding season. This feeder can hold 3.3 cups (780 mL) of fur, dried grasses or string. Use the Peanut Ball Feeder with a WBU Weather Guard for extra protection from the elements. Simply fill the WBU Peanut Ball Feeder with our Alpaca Fleece Nesting Material and you have a wonderful way to offer your birds the nesting material they need.
Dimensions: 5½" diameter, 6¼" high
Oval Spring Feeder: Attract woodpeckers, nuthatches, wrens and other suet-eating birds with our this colourful Oval Spring Suet Feeder. Capable of holding two small suet balls, fruit pieces, peanuts in the shell, and even nesting material, this versatile feeder will keep your birds happy year round. Birds easily perch on the springs while they select the perfect mouth full. Comes in three colours and topper designs: brilliant blue (blue bird); royal purple (maple leaf) and spring green (apple). Capacity: 2 small suet balls.
Dimensions: 3” Diameter x 14.25” H.
WBU Nest Building Material: Birds often use string, yarn, feathers, hair clippings and even cat or dog fur as nest-building materials. Our packaged nesting materials are an easy way to offer your birds the materials they need for their home-building needs. Simply hang it up and let your birds take what they need to create a place of their own. Also, be sure to shop through our other bird feeding supplies to complement all your bird feeding needs.
Hummingbird Helper Cage and Nesting Material: The Hummer Helper Cage and Nesting Material come complete with a hanger full of material. Hummer Helper helps take the place of lichen, moss and spider webs which hummingbird birds use in lining the tiny nests. Goldfinches, chickadees, titmice, and other birds will also use it for their nesting needs! This is the only material proven to be used by hummingbirds and endorsed by the Hummingbird Society. Refills are available for the Hummingbird Helper.
Dimensions: 10¾" (without chain hanger) x 6" x 1"
Hummingbird Helper Nesting Material Refill: Invite hummingbirds to nest in your yard with the Hummer Helper Nesting Material Refill. Attractively packaged refills pre-cut to fit the Hummer Helper Cage. Hummer Helper helps take the place of lichen, moss and spider webs which hummingbird birds use in lining the tiny nests. Goldfinches, chickadees, titmice, and other birds will also use it for their nesting needs! This is the only material proven to be used by hummingbirds and endorsed by the Hummingbird Society.
WBU Wood Shavings: Our WBU Wood Shavings are made from pine trees and provide an annual replenishment of nesting material for woodpeckers, ducks, owls and a variety of other birds which excavate their wood shavings. Wood shavings resemble the bits of wood a bird would typically excavate from a nesting cavity. They provide a bit of bedding for the nest and also encourage birds to nest because they resemble a natural situation. Wood shavings are better than sawdust, which can mat down and retain moisture. Our WBU Wood Shavings are sold in 3.75 Liter (1 Gallon) for individual houses.