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Do More By Doing Less In Your Garden

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021

Are you eager to get out in the garden? There is a very good reason to wait on cleaning your garden – pollinators.
Many pollinators, like bees and butterflies, overwinter in dead plant material. They ride out the cold weather there and emerge in spring to do their good work. By removing dead material too early, […]

Best Birding Guide Selection In Town

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021

Our selection of birding guides is second to none. We have guides about birds in your backyard, but we also carry light weight, water proof, easy-to-pack guides to take on your birding adventures!
Visit our Downtown Helena location or contact us with any questions today!

Hummingbirds Return This Month

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021

It’s time to hang your hummingbird feeders! Hummingbirds begin to arrive mid-month. We carry bottled nectar, but if you want to make your own, it’s easy!

Mix 1 part sugar with 4 parts water, heat on low and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Do not add red dye. Dyes can be harmful to birds.
Cool mixture, […]

Nesting Bird Necessities

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021

Birdhouse by Butte artist Lou Parrett
Need tips on what kind of birdhouse is best for your backyard birds? Come see us. We’ll help you pick out the best birdhouse for your yard and give you ideas about the ideal location for the house.
Visit our Downtown Helena location or contact us with any questions today!

Snow Geese return to Freezeout Lake

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

The Snow Geese usually reach Freezeout Lake in early March. They arrive after a nearly 1,000 mile flight from California. The best viewing of the birds is from sunrise to 10:00 a.m. and from 4:30 p.m. until sunset. Binoculars are essential gear for a trip to Freezeout (we’ve got you covered).
The number to call for […]

Excellent selection of binoculars

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

Take your birding to the next level with a new pair of binoculars. Whether you’re watching your favorite birds from your kitchen window, or on a trip to see the snow geese, a good pair of binoculars makes bird watching more fun. Our selection is the best in town!
Visit our Downtown Helena location or contact […]

Cathy Weber Ceramic Birds

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

Until real bluebirds return to Montana, we have Cathy Weber Ceramic Birds! Stop in to see the Dillon, Montana, artist’s elegant porcelain birds. Each is unique and perched on a re-claimed wood stand (sold separately). Cathy’s birds are $45 each, and the stands start at $15 each. Collect a flock to enjoy year round!
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Save lives!

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

Ever heard the sickening thunk of a bird hitting one of your windows? We can help you save birds’ lives! Window Alert clings are one of the best, most affordable ways to prevent birds from killing and injuring themselves.
Just$7 per package, easy to apply, and effective, the clings are semi-transparent. The UV coating on the […]

Give your backyard birds a warm welcome home!

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

It won’t be long before your favorite feathered friends return to Montana, looking for the perfect place to raise their new families. We can help you find the supplies you need to make your backyard birds feel at home with easy-to-clean-feeders, toasty houses, birdbaths, and more.
Visit our Downtown Helena location or contact us with any […]

Valentine’s Message

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

A special Valentine’s Day message to our customers, a great many of whom are also our friends- we love you. Thank you for supporting this small, independent business. Thank you for feeding the birds. You make our days sweet!
Visit our Downtown Helena location or contact us with any questions today!

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