Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Keith, Denise, Jaye, Kyron, Tara & Heather Giroux Shelagh Barclay

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

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

330A 2600 8th Street East
Saskatoon, SK S7H0V7

Phone: 955-2473
Fax: 955-2474
Email: Send Message

Store Hours:
Mon - Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Comments:
We are closed on Stat. Holidays

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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.

From Classic Beginnings...

Save Now: $10 OFF $50*

SAVE $10 OFF $50 total purchase, Now thru Aug. 31st

Daily Savings Club: Save 15% on Bird Food Every Day! See Store for Details.

*Valid on in-store purchases only. One discount per purchase. Offer not valid on previous purchases, gift cards, bird seed, DSC memberships or sale items. Other exclusions may apply. Valid now thru Aug. 31st, 2014 at the Saskatoon location.

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Help Birds Survive the Heat

   During hot conditions, you will be doing yourself and your birds a big favor by providing them with a reliable source of water.

   Water is crucial to birds. Whether they are feeder visitors or not, birds need water. Offering a dependable source of water is probably the simplest and most important step you can take to greatly increase the variety of birds in your yard.

   It can also significantly increase your enjoyment of your birds by allowing you to watch their often comical antics as they drink, bathe and preen.

   However, as entertaining as it is for us, water (or the lack thereof) can be deadly for birds. Birds must be ready to fly at all times, and bathing is a critical part of feather maintenance and staying in top-flight condition.

   Water is also vitally important when it's extremely hot and a bird's ability to regulate its body temperature becomes stressed. Birds do not sweat and must remove excess body heat through their respiratory system. So when temperatures rise, a bird's respiration rate increases, sometimes to the point that it can be seen panting like a dog. This activity dehydrates birds and increases their need for a reliable source of water to replace lost fluids.

   So, while the addition of a bird bath, fountain or mister to your yard can supply hours of enjoyable bird watching entertainment for you, it may also be providing a lifesaving necessity.

 

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Dr Oliphant  
Peregrine flying

THANK YOU Dr. Lynn Oliphant, Rhonda Shewfelt and Pat Thompson for the beautiful demonstration with 5 Peregrine falcons. All those who attended thoroughly enjoyed meeting the fastest animal on our planet! We will let all customers know when the fall falcon demonstration event is.

*Our next event will be announced soon.

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Field Trips: 

 

KingfisherFall Bird Count - Sat. Sep 6th (as much time as you can spare): Join us to survey the Saskatoon district during the Fall Migration Period. Novice birders will be assigned to an experienced leader. To register please phone Michael Williams by Sep. 4th at 306-242-5383 or email trips at saskatoonnaturesociety.sk.ca

 

WB NuthatchFall Picnic at Pike Lake Provincial Park- Sat. Sep. 13th(2-7pm): We will drive the back roads on the way to the park and then walk the nature trail. Bring your picnic supper. Meet at the Western Development Museum parking lot on Lorne Ave.
Leader: Hilda Noton (306-374-0674)

 

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 images-1Wild Weekends are back!  Jun.28th - Sep. 1st (10am-4pm): Saskatoon Zoo Society Interpreter Cathy Bartsch will be at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo on Saturdays and Sundays (and holiday Mondays) this summer. Look for Cathy with her special animal artifact touch tables or wild animal talks throughout the zoo.

 

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Swiss Army 3 Swiss 1  Swiss 4  Swiss Logo We now have Swiss Army  products available.

 

Bee NestHelp Bees and bring biodiversity into your yard with these easy to install nest boxes (in stock).

 

NOTE: We are closed Monday September 1st

NOTE: If you'd like to share your photos of birds please do so on our Facebook or bring them into the store for our bulletin board.

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