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4712 99 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 5H5
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open now 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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EVERYTHING BACKYARD BIRDING + GIFTS! Edmonton owned & independently operated, we've been providing knowledgeable & friendly service to Edmonton & area birders & nature lovers since '89. We strive to provide eco-friendly & ethically sourced local, Canadian & global goods. Everything is nature inspired! We specialize in quality Canadian bird seed, locally made bird houses & feeders, bird baths, guide books, nature books, binoculars & spotting scopes for the novice & professional alike. We also proudly carry a large selection of: Canadian-made Tilley hats, Anuschka hand-painted leather purses, Leave Nothing But Footprints bamboo apparel, Leopards & Roses ladies wear sewn in Nepal, Cobble Hill & Pomegrante puzzles, Folkmanis puppets, McIntosh mugs, Canada Sweet Shop brittle, shade-grown bird-friendly coffee, art & art cards by local artists, & MORE! MUCH more than just birdseed, we are one of Edmonton's favorite gift-shops! more...

Opening Hours

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HOLIDAY HOURS: Check Our Calendar Wildbirdgeneralstore.com/events

Products and Services

  • Shade Grown Coffee,
  • Christmas Tree Birds,
  • Birding And Nature Books,
  • Birding Audio And Software,
  • Clothing,
  • Birdfeeders,
    • Hats,
    • Gift Shop,
    • Birdhouses,
    • Eco-Friendly Gifts And Decor,
    • Locally Crafted Gifts,
    • Bird Feeders,
    • Binoculars & Spotting Scopes,
    • Wild Bird Seed,
    • Bird Houses,
    • Bat Houses,
    • Garden,
    • Birdseed,
    • Bird Baths,
    • Bird Seed,
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Brands Carried

  • Anuschka,
  • Minox,
  • Swift,
  • Folkmanis,
  • Cobble Hill,
  • Leopards & Roses,
    • Leave Nothing But Footprints,
    • Nikon,
    • Bushnell,
    • Swarovski Optik,
    • Tilley,
    • Zeiss,
    • Leica,
    • Pentax,
    • Vortex,
    • Celestron,
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Specialties

  • Birding Courses,
  • Field Trips,
  • Guest Speakers,

Languages Spoken

  • English,

Getting There

  • In The Le Tourneau Centre,
  • West Side Of 99st,

Meet the owner

Steve Kulak and Kay Kozlowski both realize their job is for the birds. And that's a good thing. As co-owners (sharing proprietorship with Dr. Lu Carbyn and Jaynne Carre) of The Wildbird General Store, the duo have a bird's eye view of a trend that's taken wing in recent years in Edmonton. “The interest in backyard birding has really grown over the years,” says Steve. “In a busy city, birding is an easy access point to nature. You don't have to go backpacking in the Rockies for six days. You can set up some feeders, do some gardening, add some accessories, bit of seed and, voila – you have what we often refer to as backyard pets. It gives people that almost instantaneous but also real easy connection to that aspect that's often lost in a big city.”

Steve adds that Edmonton is an ideal spot for birding, or bird-watching, largely due to the vast amount of green space within the municipality, particularly the 80 hectares of land in the valley of the North Saskatchewan River.

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