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East Bay Nature carries a broad range of bird feeders including tube feeders, hopper feeders, ground feeders, suet feeders, squirrel feeders, oriole, butterfly and hummingbird feeders from these manufacturers*:

AMSCAN Ancient Graffiti
ARTLINE Arundale Products, Inc.
Aspects 888-277-3287 Audubon
BACKYARD BELLSONG
BEST 1 Best for Birds
BFG BIRD QUEST
Birdco Birding Company
BIRDOLA Birds Choice
BIRDS IN SUBURBIA Blue Handworks
BROME 800-856-5685 C&S
CARRUTH DARTMOUTH
DESIGNS CP DESINGS I
Droll Yankee #4825 800-352-9164 ERVA
Evergreen EXHART
Florence GADJIT
GANZ Garden Art
GARDMAN Giftcraft
Good Directions HAVAHART
Havegaard HEATH
HIATT Holland Hill
HYDE JJ POTTS
Kalalou LOOKER
MORE BIRDS (CLASSIC BRANDS) Mr Bird
Nature's Best No-No
OPUS PARASOL
Perky Pet Pine Tree Farms
REGAL Sapphire Labs
Schrodt SCONONO
Songbird Essentials SPI
STOKES Sunset Vista
Toland UNIPET
Varicraft Watering Hole
Whitehall Products Wild Bird Products
Wildlife Accessories Woodlink (KAY HOME PRODUCTS)
YARDBIRDS

* availability in each store may vary.

Conversation with a Bat


If you're lucky enough to be outside at dusk on a reasonably warm evening you might see something darting through the air at seemingly nothing. It could be a moth, maybe a bird out late, but most likely, a bat.

I was out at twilight trying to get my bird baths filled for the following day when I thought I saw something zip past out of the corner of my eye. I stood still and waited for movement. There it was again. I tried to track it, but it was moving too fast. "What the heck are you?" I said out loud.

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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 and Dublin, says there are five essential elements for success water, food, cover, nesting and safety.

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