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About East Bay Nature

East Bay Nature is an independently-owned retail store that specializes in everything for bird feeding and bird watching. We carry all the essentials for backyard birding, including premium quality seed, feeders, nest boxes, books, CD's, binoculars and more! Plus -- practical, friendly advice! We also carry a variety of educational books and videos on wild birds.

There are two East Bay Nature Stores at these locations:

1270A Newell Avenue
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Tel: 925-407-1333
7186 Regional Street
Dublin, CA 94568
Tel: 925-470-0044

The Walnut Creek, CA Store opened in 1996 as a franchise of a well-known specialty store. We became independent, renaming the store East Bay Nature, in 2006. Our second store, located in Dublin, CA store opened in August of 2014.

Conversation with a Hawk


One thing we hate to see when we look out the window into the backyard is a brownish streak that zips through and snatches a songbird. The culprit is usually a Cooper’s Hawk or a Sharp-shinned Hawk. And, to make things worse, to watch it eat the bird in front of you. I happened to be out in the yard filling bird baths when this exact thing took place, literally a few feet from me. Luckily, the hawk missed its victim and landed on the bird bath.

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