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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.

East Bay Nature store location:

1270A Newell Avenue
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Tel: 925-407-1333

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.

Conversation with a Crow


I was watching all the bird activity on my feeders recently, specifically noting the hierarchy of birds getting to feed while others were waiting their turn. While I was checking out the action I suddenly noticed another bird, a crow, looking my way.

"Hey!" I called to the crow. "Are you watching me?" Incredibly, the crow answered. "Yes, people watching is my hobby. I find human behavior both fascinating and complex." "Thatís funny," I said.

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East Bay Times Article


Attracting birds and bees to our yards and gardens is simple, if we provide what they like and need.

Joanie Smith, owner of East Bay Nature in Walnut Creek, says there are five essential elements for success ó water, food, cover, nesting and safety.

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