Novato, California

Michael Gedney & Shih-Po Hsu

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

Novato, California

Vintage Oaks at Novato,
104 Vintage Way, Suite A-7
Novato, CA 94945

Phone: (415) 893-0500
Fax: (415) 893-0511
Email: Send Message

Store Hours:
Mon - Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Comments:
Located between Macy's Furniture/BevMo and Pier 1.

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Bird Health and Safety

Birdfeeders and Bird Health

One occasionally reads alarming stories about bird diseases and bird feeders. It is important to clean your feeders. It is also important to know the facts. Learn what to be aware of and how to keep your backyard birds healthy in our Birdfeeding Safely article.

Pine Siskin

Threats at the Birdfeeder: Myths and Solutions

Feeders don't create dependent birds, prevent migration, or disturb the ecological balance. And while hawks and cats are real threats regardless of feeding stations, there are steps you can take to make sure the birds in your yard are as protected as possible. Dispel the rumors and find the answers in our Birdfeeding Myths and Solutions article.

Cooper's Hawk

Photo by H. Gilbert Miller from Wikimedia Commons

Preventing Window Collisions

Collisions with windows are a major cause of bird deaths that we can reduce around our homes, whether or not we have feeders. Read our article covering feeder placement, window stickers, and other things you can do to prevent these unnecessary deaths.

Window

Found an injured bird?

Marin: If you find an injured or orphaned bird, you can call WildCare for help. They will talk you through observing the bird and deciding the best action to take, including advice on how to transport birds (or how to get help transporting a bird) to your closest wildlife hospital. Visit WildCare's Animal Aid page for their main hotline and 24-hour number:

 

Sonoma County is home to two excellent resource for helping injured birds:

Native Songbird Care & Conservation (Sebastopol)
The Bird Rescue Center (Santa Rosa)

Local Bird Rehabilitators