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Shopping local, small businesses in your own backyard, benefits your entire community.
The Backyard Naturalist has gifts for all ages and within any budget.
Come browse through our Gift-Boxed, One-Of-A-Kind Rock, Mineral, Crystal & Fossil Specimens. . .we have the area's best selection outside the Smithsonian Gift Shop!
And NEW! for local sports fans:
Redskins, Ravens, Capitals, Nationals and Orioles!!! We have officially licensed flags, mini-flags, doormats and tree faces.
Celebrating Our 26th Year
The Backyard Naturalist is the area's largest and oldest independent retailer of wild bird products and gifts for nature lovers of all ages! Proudly serving the Washington, DC metropolitan area for twenty-six years.
We are Maryland's first and only store to be awarded Droll Yankees' Five Feather Platinum Premier dealer status.
We take care of our feathered friends' needs year-round:
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- Fall Migration is Here and
Wild Birds are on the Move!
Fall Migration is an exciting time to be a birder. With so many birds passing through on their journey south, this is one of THE BEST ... Read More
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We have Maryland Crab Decals & Magnets!!!!
‘Best Of’ Montgomery
2012, 2013 and 2014!!!
Thank you for voting us 'Best Of' Montgomery County, Maryland!!!
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