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



• 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.



• June is Perennial Garden Month & National Rivers Month
• Young groundhogs and raccoons emerge and venture out with their mothers.
• Crickets begin their nightly serenade.
• Bird migration is finished. Birds that are here now are summer residents that nest.
• As the month progresses, feeders can become busy with visiting parents and fledglings.
• House Wrens are nesting.
• Flycatchers are back.
• Wood Duck and Mallard ducklings hatch and venture forth early in the month.
• Canada Geese begin molting.
• Coreopsis and Butterfly Weed start blooming; they're great butterfly attractors.
• Trumpet Vine starts blooming; it's a great hummingbird attractor.