Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina

624 Coleman Boulevard
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Across from Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market

 (843) 216-8800

Open Today Until 6:00 pm

Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Mark & Danielle Motley Franchise Store Owners

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Migration

Keep An Eye Out for New Visitors

Winter is moving in, but that isn’t the only thing new around here. You may have spotted a few feathered out-of-towners that may be sticking around for winter.

Winter is a great time to look for uncommon bird species. Juncos and other sparrows and finches may be making a repeat appearance in your yard this winter as many of them come back to the same exact location each year.

Keep your feeders full and look for birds associated with “irruptions.” When natural winter food supplies are scarce in northern Canada, numerous bird species “irrupt,” migrating south in search of food.

The most common irruptive birds are Pine Siskins, Purple Finches, Common Redpolls and Evening and Pine Grosbeaks.

Be a seasonally savvy bird feeder by offering the right food (in the right place), to better your chances of attracting some of these birds.

Juncos

Lovers of millet, you can attract Juncos to your yard by offering WBU No Mess Blend in a ground feeder or hopper feeder. They’re persistent foragers and have been known to burrow through cold grounds in search of seeds.

Pine Siskins & Goldfinches

These “winter finches” are attracted to WBU Finch Feeders filled with Nyjer® or WBU Finch Blend. You can also attract them to your Seed Tube Feeders by offering blends with sunflower chips like an of our No Mess Blends.

Sparrows

Chipping Sparrows & White-throated Sparrows arrive during winter as well. Keep white millet in a tray feeder to appeal to these fun little birds. Try our hulled white millet to avoid sprouts or pour in our WBU No Mess Blend to keep these sparrows happy and gather a wider variety of birds.

As you can see, our feathered guests’ tastes and preferences vary, so it’s important to be prepared. Because, before you know it, these out-of-towners will be just that - headed out of town.

Visit us this month, and we’ll make sure you have everything you need to keep your resident birds happy and to help attract these winter guests.

 

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