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Announcing the 2023 WBFI Member Awards Winners

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The WBFI Inaugural Member Awards Program was designed to recognize and celebrate outstanding contributions to the world of wild bird feeding, with a focus on remarkable companies, exceptional products, and dedicated retailers. After a period of anticipation and evaluation, the time has come to shine the spotlight on those who have truly made a difference in our avian community. WBFI is proud to announce the winners of the 2023 WBFI Member Awards! 

WBFI Birding Product of the Year: Bird Buddy for Bird Buddy Smart Feeder

The winner of the 2023 WBFI Birding Product of the Year Award goes to Bird Buddy for the Bird Buddy Smart Bird Feeder. This innovative product has taken bird feeding to new heights, offering bird enthusiasts an interactive and immersive experience. The Bird Buddy Smart Feeder not only dispenses bird food but also captures stunning photos of visiting birds and provides valuable insights into their world. It's a perfect example of how technology can enhance our connection with nature. 

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WBFI Bird Food Product of the Year: Wild Birds Unlimited for Jim’s Birdacious® Bark Butter 

In the category of 2023 WBFI Bird Food Product of the Year, we're pleased to honor Wild Birds Unlimited for Jim’s Birdacious® Bark Butter. This product has not only nourished our feathered friends but has also delighted bird enthusiasts with its high-quality, nutritious formula. It's no wonder that this bird food product has become a beloved favorite among bird lovers, making it a well-deserved winner in its category. 


WBFI Retailer of the Year: Wild Birds Unlimited, Colorado Springs

Last but not least, the WBFI 2023 Retailer of the Year Award goes to Wild Birds Unlimited Colorado Springs. This retailer has consistently demonstrated dedication to their local community, providing top-quality bird feeding supplies, expert advice, and unparalleled support. Their commitment to fostering a thriving birding community is evident in their outstanding service and engagement with customers.


The WBFI Network extends our heartfelt congratulations to these winners for their dedication, innovation, and commitment to the wild bird feeding community.

Join us in celebrating these outstanding achievements at the Awards Ceremony, which will take place on November 9th during the 2023 WBFI Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. REGISTER HERE.

Congratulations once again to the winners and a big thank you to all who participated in the nomination process. WBFI would encourage all members to nominate themselves, a customer, or a wild bird business partner that helps set the standard for quality and advocacy in 2024 when we celebrate our 40th anniversary. Nomination requests will be announced in Q2 of next year.

Together, we make the world of wild bird feeding a more vibrant and caring place!