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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 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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