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East Bay Nature carries all the essentials for backyard birding and bird watching.

Our inventory includes art and jewelry, much of which is produced by local artisans; bat houses; bird baths and statuary - one of the best ways to attract all wildlife to your garden; nest boxes; the top books and field guides; nature-oriented toys and gifts for children; a broad range of feeders and accessories; garden and household items; hangers and hardware for positioning your feeders and baths; optics from Nikon and Opticron; specialty/organic pet foods, suet, windchimes -- and more!

Equally important is our selection of seed and seed mixes -- selected and expertly formulated to attract birds to your feeders.

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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