Gambrills, Maryland

Lou & Celeste Cafiero

Lou & Celeste Cafiero

We’re passionate about birds and nature. That’s why we opened a Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in our community.

Gambrills, Maryland

The Village at Waugh Chapel,
1304 Main Chapel Way
Gambrills, MD 21054

Phone: (410) 451-6876
Email: Send Message

Store Hours:
Mon - Fri: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

We're happy to be the new owners! Please come by and say Hi!

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Nature Happenings - Mid-Atlantic


 • Project FeederWatch ends this month,
• Spring wildflowers in bloom
• Begin to monitor nest boxes after the middle of the month.
• South winds bring major waves of migrating birds such as thrushes and warblers.
• Osprey, Bald Eagles and hawks return.
• Green Herons arrive.
• Woodcocks continue their “sky dance” courtship flights.
• Hummingbirds arrive. Be sure to have their feeders ready.
• Purple Martins arrive by mid-month.
• Buttercups, Lady’s Slipper and Trilliums join the Virginia Bluebells.
• Start looking for Mayapples at the end of the month.
• Lyrids meteor shower, late-April.
• Earth Day, April 22.



 • Rose-breasted Grosbeaks, nighthawks, Wood Thrushes, Veerys and Chimney Swifts return.
• The first fireflies of the year can be seen.
• Peak of warbler migration happens early in month.
• Mimic thrushes such as mockingbirds, catbirds and Brown Thrashers return.
• Sub-adult Purple Martins return to establish new colonies early in month.
• Peak of bird courtship. Listen for the morning chorus.
• Nesting materials are being collected.
• Orioles return and begin nesting. Be sure to have their feeders, nectar, fruit and jelly out early.
• Indigo Buntings return and are very vocal.
• Chickadees and titmice become scarce at feeders as they nest and raise their young.
• Mosquitoes can begin to be a problem.
• Mayapples, Chicory and Primrose are in bloom.
• Poison Ivy blooms. Watch out!
• Eta Aquarids meteor shower is early-May.
• International Migratory Bird Day is mid-May.