WBU Barrie New Products

Please note that all of information provided on our website about our products is meant to be informative only. For more information regarding prices and shipping (within Canada only) please visit our store in Barrie (515 Bryne Drive, Barrie, ON), phone us (705) 726-7600 or send us an email [email protected]

We are always working to bring great products into the store.  This section will feature some of the new products we have brought into the store in the past few months. 

 

4ocean Bracelet4ocean Bracelets: When you purchase a 4ocean Bracelet, we’ll remove one pound of trash from the ocean and coastlines. This bracelet represents your support – choose from various colours symbolizing seabirds, sea turtles, polar bears, sharks, whales, coral reefs, the planet and more!  Each bracelet removes one pound of trash from the ocean and coastlines. Made with recycled ocean plastic and glass recovered by 4ocean employees. Waterproof and adjustable from 2 to 5” in diameter. Stainless steel 4ocean charm. 

 

  

  

  

Best Places to Bird in OntarioBest Places to Bird in Ontario: Written by Kenneth Burrell and Michael Burrell, Best Places to Bird in Ontario covers the top 30 birding destinations in Ontario, with up-to-date information on hard to find species, directions, birding tips, and much more! In this user-friendly guidebook, local experts Mike and Ken Burrell tour their favourite birding sites, from Point Pelee to Moosonee, Rainy River to Cornwall. Along the way they share insider tips for spotting more than 300 species, advise for exactly when and where to go for the best results, and helpful hints for finding rarely seen birds. Clear maps, beautiful colour photos, and a wealth of useful information make Best Places to Bird in Ontario an invaluable resource that will delight first-time and experienced birders alike.  Paperback. 266 pages.

 

 

Bluebird House KitBluebird House Kit for Kids: This Bluebird House Kit is a great way to get kids involved at an early age with both woodworking and enjoying nature. This build-it-yourself kit makes a great craft project for summer camps, Scout troops and fundraisers too! Easy to assemble and fun to build, all you need is a Phillips screwdriver and some imagination. Comes with stickers to decorate the house and a fun facts sheet to increase the educational aspect of the project. When complete, this house can be mounted on the WBU Advanced Pole System® (APS) Basic Setup Mounting Hardware (sold separately) or a fence. Poles systems tend to offer the best protection from predators.  Bluebird boxes should be mounted 4 to 5 feet above the ground and facing away from prevailing winds, and 50 to 100 meters apart. Try to place the boxes close to trees shrubs or fences. Bluebirds will use them when feeding and when young ones are learning to fly. Made of Western Cedar components and includes proper ventilation for air circulation. Front door opens easily for annual cleaning. Appropriate for ages 5 and up. 

 

 

Build Your Own Hopper Feeder KitBuild Your Own Hopper Feeder Kit: Our Build Your Own Hopper Feeder Kit is the perfect way to get kids involved at an early age with both woodworking and enjoying nature. This build-it-yourself kit makes a great craft project for summer camps, Scout Troops and fundraisers too! Easy to assemble and fun to build, all you need is a Phillips screwdriver and some imagination. The DIY Hopper Feeder holds 1.50 lbs. of your birds’ favourite WBU Seed Blend, and the hinged roof makes filling and cleaning a snap! Made from rugged Western Cedar components and comes with stickers to decorate the house and a fun facts sheet to increase the educational aspect of the project. When complete, this house can be mounted on the WBU Advanced Pole System® (APS) Basic Setup Hanging Hardware (sold separately) or a hang from your favourite tree. A great family project, appropriate for ages 5 and up.

Finished Dimensions: 8” D x 9.25” W x 8.5” H (20.3 cm x 23.4 cm x 21.5 cm)

 

  

Duck and Swan PelletsDuck and Swan Pellets: Looking for a safe, mess-free way to feed waterfowl? Offered seasonally during the warmer months, these highly nutritious and palatable pellets are a good option as a treat for those who wish to feed ducks and swans. While we don't advocate the feeding of waterfowl, these pellets are a safe alternative to the unfortunate and harmful practice of feeding of bread to wildlife. 

 

 

 

Feather Friendly TapeFeather Friendly® Window Markers: Bird collisions with residential glass surfaces account for a significant number of bird deaths annually - especially during migration seasons. To allow for birds to 'see the glass' and not collide, subtle visible markers must be applied to exterior glass surfaces in problem areas. This new, highly effective, ‘Do-It-Yourself’ Kit is now available from Feather Friendly® Technologies. It allows you to apply the same solution at home that has proven to be successful in thousands of square feet of commercial building installations.  Each 100’ roll protects a glass surface of 2.5’ x 6.5’ (30” x 80”) or 16’ square feet.   

Available in packages of 1 or 3 rolls, each kit of Feather Friendly comes with:  100’ roll (1 or 3) of Feather Friendly Residential Marker-Pattern Tape; Measuring Tapes (2); Installation Instructions.

 

 

 

 

 

Featherweight Mini HopperWBU Featherweight Mini Hopper: Our Featherweight line is a thinner, lighter version of our recycled EcoTough® material that comes in a cool, clean colour scheme. The Featherweight Mini Hopper is a smaller version of our Classic Hopper that is great for small spaces or as an introduction to the hobby. This feeder comes with the hanging cables for hanging.  The Featherweight Mini Hopper has curved ends so you can see birds feeding on both sides at the same time. This feeder has a capacity for approximately 1.8 lbs. (0.82 kg)  of WBU Seed. Perch drains allow seed to drop out of the feeder for ground-feeding birds to eat, and angled perches let empty seed hulls be blown away by the wind.  This feeder prevents used milk jugs from making their way into our landfills. EcoTough® feeders and houses won't rot, crack, fade or warp like wood can.

 

 

Featherweight Seed and SuetWBU Featherweight Seed and Suet Hopper Feeder:  Our Featherweight line is a thinner, lighter version of our recycled EcoTough® material that comes in a cool, clean color scheme. The Featherweight Seed and Suet Hopper is a smaller version of our Ranchette Hopper that is great for small spaces or as an introduction to the hobby. The WBU Featherweight Seed and Suet Feeder holds approximately 2 lbs. (0.91 kg) of WBU Seed and two WBU Suet or No-Melt Dough Cakes. With such a variety of food, you'll likely attract many different species such as jays, chickadees, woodpeckers and more. Equipped with hanging cables, this lightweight feeder is ready to hang on our WBU Advanced Pole System® (APS) (sold separately) System. This feeder prevents used milk jugs from making their way into our landfills. EcoTough® feeders and houses won't rot, crack, fade or warp like wood can. 

  

     

HP Cranberry Seed CakeWBU Hot Pepper Cranberry Cake: Seed Cakes are an easy alternative for your suet feeder and a way to offer your birds a wide variety of food. Our WBU Hot Pepper Cranberry Seed Cake is packed with pecans, sunflower chips, peanuts, safflower, black oil sunflower and cranberries – everything you need to get lots of birds to visit your backyard. Treated with hot pepper, which deters pests like squirrels without affecting birds. We recommend a feeder with a roof to keep the hot pepper from becoming diluted.

 

 

 

 

HP Cranberry BellWBU Hot Pepper Cranberry Bell: Our WBU Cranberry Bell now comes in Hot Pepper! Hot Pepper Cranberry Bell is packed with pecans, sunflower chips, peanuts, safflower, black oil sunflower and cranberries – everything you need to get lots of birds to visit your backyard. Treated with hot pepper, which deters pests like squirrels without affecting birds

 

 

 

 

14" Heated Birdbath DishHeated 14” Birdbath Dish:   Falling temperatures are no reason to keep your birds from getting their fill of water. This durable, plastic birdbath provides a reliable source of water when natural sources are frozen, even to temperatures down to -29°C. This 14” Heated Birdbath Dish fits in any of our 14” APS Birdbath holders or can be placed on any flat surface. (Note: The unit is not recommended for placement in large bird bath bowls which may fill with water, or on the ground. Possible water seepage will damage the product, voiding the one year warranty). Built with flame retardant materials. Holds 2.8L (3/4 Gallon) of water.

Dimensions: 1.5” deep x 14” diameter; 8” long cord

 

 

 

 

Modern Rustic Classic HopperWBU Modern Rustic Classic Feeder: Our Modern Rustic feeders are made of the same durable, recycled material as our EcoTough® line but with a woodprint reminiscent of reclaimed wood. This feeder can be hung with the WBU Hanging Cables (sold separately), mounted on a WBU Advanced Pole System® (APS) (sold separately) or mounted on a 4 x 4 post with WBU 4 x 4 Wood Post Flanges (sold separately).  We recommend that this feeder be pole mounted due to its weight (10 lbs. filled) and size. If a tree were to hold this feeder, it would have to be a very sturdy tree.  This feeder has a capacity for approximately 2.2 lbs. (1.01 kg) or 10 cups of WBU Seed. The WBU Modern Rustic Classic Hopper Feeder weighs approximately 7 lbs. (3.18 kg) unfilled and 9.2 lbs. filled (4.17 kg). The Classic has curved ends so you can see birds feeding on both sides at the same time. Perch drains allow seed to drop out of the feeder for ground-feeding birds to eat, and angled perches let empty seed hulls be blown away by the wind. The removable screen bottom is treated with EcoClean® Product Protection, providing 24/7 product protection. This feeder prevents used milk jugs from making their way into our landfills. EcoTough® feeders and houses won't rot, crack, fade or warp like wood can. They also come with limited lifetime guarantees.

 

 

Modern Rustic Classic Too HopperWBU Modern Rustic Classic Too Hopper Feeder: The WBU Modern Rustic Classic Too Hopper Feeder is made of the same durable, recycled material as our EcoTough® line but with a woodprint reminiscent of reclaimed wood. This feeder comes with the WBU Hanging Cables for hanging. It can also be mounted on a WBU Advanced Pole System® (APS) (sold separately) or mounted on a 4 x 4 post with WBU 4 x 4 Wood Post Flanges (sold separately).  The WBU Modern Rustic Classic Too Hopper Feeder is hung and is very suitable for a variety of birds. We recommend that this feeder be hung from a very sturdy tree. This feeder has a capacity for approximately 1.2 lbs. (0.55 kg) or 5 cups of WBU Seed. The Modern Rustic Classic Too Hopper Feeder weighs approximately 4.2 lbs. (1.90 kg) unfilled and 5.4 lbs. filled (2.45 kg). WBU Pigeon Guards (sold separately) are available for this feeder to keep pigeons and doves off of the feeder. The removable screen bottom is treated with EcoClean® Antimicrobial Product Protection. This feeder prevents used milk jugs from making their way into our landfills. EcoTough® feeders and houses won't rot, crack, fade or warp like wood can. They also come with limited lifetime guarantees. 

 

 

Nature Themed T-Shirts - Twitter FeedNature Themed T-Shirts:  Everyone on your shopping list will love our Bird and Nature Themed T-Shirts - assuming you can bring yourself to give them away! Made from pre-shrunk, 100% cotton, with double-needle stitched necklines and hems, and seamless collars, these shirts will bring years of enjoyment with a fit that never changes! Choose from various styles, including Twitter Feed, Crazy Bird Lady, Coffee Owls, and more! Sizes range from Small to Extra Large.

  

  

 

Nest LiftNest Lift: Such a simple product with a huge impact. The Nest Lift keeps nests dry and safe! Simply place in bottom of bird house and the birds will nest right on top. Helps control Blow flies, parasites, and other nesting problems. Helps ensure more viable eggs hatch. 

 

 

 

 

 

Oriole Flower FeederOriole Flower Feeder:  The bright orange colour of Oriole Flower Feeder attracts these coveted birds to your yard. Allowing you to offer their top favourite foods, BirdBerry Jelly, Mealworms and fresh fruit, or even a cool sip of water, the Oriole Flower Feeder will take you and your birds through the entire season. Sturdy flower petals allow comfortable perching, and two metal spikes on the hanger allow for the offering of oranges or other fruit items.

 

 

  

 

Peterson Illustration Greeting CardsPeterson Illustration Greeting Cards: Featuring illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson, along with James Audubon, these premium greeting cards are sure to be a hit with the nature lover on your list. Designs include Baltimore Orioles, Pileated Woodpeckers, Northern Cardinals, Eastern Gray Squirrels and Peterson Posters, there's a card for every occasion and every recipient. These 5x7 blank cards and envelopes are made from recycled and recyclable paper and feature a species caption and artist bio on back.

 

 

 

 

Sibley Pocket Guide Bees of Eastern NASibley's Pocket Guide – Common Bees of Eastern North America: The Sibley's Common Bees of Eastern North America Pocket Guide is a virtually indestructible, waterproof folding guide that covers the most frequently seen species in our region. The perfect size for your glove box, backpack or window ledge, the guide features 20 common bee groups with artworks by Joseph S. Wilson and Olivia Messinger Carril, co-authors of The Bees in your Backyard. Waterproof for durability, this handy guide is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.

 

 

Sibley Pocket Guide Raptors Eastern NASibley's Pocket Guide - Raptors of Eastern North America: The Sibley's Raptors of Eastern North America Pocket Guide is a virtually indestructible, waterproof folding guide that covers the most frequently seen species in our region. The perfect size for your glove box, backpack or window ledge, the guide features 27 species (including in-flight silhouettes) with artworks by the talented Ornithologist and bird illustrator. Waterproof for durability, this handy guide is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike. 

 

 

 

Sibley Pocket Guide Warblers Eastern NASibley's Pocket Guide - Warblers of Eastern North America: The Sibley's Warblers of Eastern North America Pocket Guide is a virtually indestructible, waterproof folding guide that covers the most frequently seen species in our region. The perfect size for your glove box, backpack or window ledge, the guide features 38 species with artworks by the talented Ornithologist and bird illustrator. Waterproof for durability, this handy guide is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.

 

 

 

Sibley Pocket Guide Waterbirds of Great LakesSibley's Pocket Guide – Waterbirds of the Great Lakes Region: The Sibley’s Waterbirds of the Great Lakes Region Pocket Guide is a virtually indestructible, waterproof folding guide that covers the most frequently seen species in our region. The perfect size for your glove box, backpack or window ledge, the guide features 51 species with artworks by the talented Ornithologist and bird illustrator. Waterproof for durability, this handy guide is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.

  

 

 

Stainless Steel StrawStainless-Steel Reusable Straws with Cleaning Brush: Help reduce wasteful single use plastic straws by using this Stainless-Steel Straw whenever you need one. Using this straw instead of a single-use straw when you need one keeps waste out of landfills and the natural environment.  Spread the word about the dangers of plastic single-use straws by ordering your drinks “no straw please” and ask restaurants to consider saving money and the environment by providing (paper) straws upon request only. Each 7” straw comes in a handy velvet carry bag and includes a straw cleaning brush.

 Did You Know? Due to slow decomposition, every single straw ever made is still on Earth!

 

 

 

Squirrel Buster SuetSquirrel Buster Suet: The Squirrel Buster Suet continues to raise the standard in everything a wild bird feeder should be, now for suet!  The Squirrel Buster Suet is weight adjustable and has a closing mechanism that shuts out squirrels as well as some of the heavier and undesirable birds. No suet is wasted! Crumbs fall to the Crumb Port where birds recycle them. These savings alone pay for the feeder. Easy to fill and hang, the Squirrel Buster Suet holds two 5” x 5” WBU Suet Cakes. The Squirrel Buster Suet can be disassembled and assembled with no tools for easy cleaning and filling, and offers grease free filling for less mess!

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

WBU Suet Cylinder Log FeederWBU Suet Cylinder Log Feeder: This beautiful suet cylinder feeder is made of a hardy resin to mimic a log and give birds a natural suet cylinder feeding experience. It’s even easier to attract suet-eating birds such as woodpeckers, nuthatches and chickadees to your bird feeding station. Simply drop one of our exclusive No-melt Suet Cylinders into the powder coated metal feeder, hang it and watch your birds enjoy. Does not fit seed cylinders, bird food not included. This feeder has the capacity to hold one No-Melt Suet Dough Cylinder.