Wild Birds Unlimited, a retail franchise specializing in regional backyard bird feeding, will open in East Amherst Aug. 5.
The store is located at 8485 Transit Road. In addition to selling high-quality bird food, bird feeders and feeding supplies, it will sometimes host educational events. The franchisee is Clarence resident and bird watcher Angel Swann.
Another location, owned by different franchisees, is located on McKinley Parkway in Hamburg.
Wild Birds Unlimited opened its first store in 1981 in Indiana. It now has more than 300 locations in the United States and Canada. The company works with preservation and wildlife organizations such as the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Audubon Society.