Shop Local, Shop Small
Shopping local, small businesses in your own backyard, benefits your entire community.
The Backyard Naturalist has gifts for all ages and budgets!
- Wild Bird Feeders, Baths & Houses
- Games, Toys, Puzzles & Puppets
- Maryland Crab Decals & Magnets
- Coloring Books for All Ages
- Scented Soaps, Candles & Lotions
- Laurel Burch Mugs and
- Laurel Burch Handbags & Totes
- Art Pole Bird Baths
- Handmade African Baskets
- Earrings & Jewelry
- Alice’s Cottage Kitchen Textiles
- Decorative Flags
Rock, Mineral, Crystal & Fossil Specimens. . . we have the area's best selection outside the Smithsonian Gift Shop!
And we've just added more.
Made in the USA
Along with almost ALL of our wild bird feeders, bird houses and bird baths, here are more of our products Made in The USA:
Gary Starr Bird Ornaments
Yardbirds Junkyard Dogs & Cats
Adagio & Sienna Sky Earrings
Pottery Earring Holders
Clocks, Nightlights and Magnets
Swarovski Crystal Sun Catchers
And NEW! for local sports fans:
Redskins, Ravens, Capitals, Nationals and Orioles!!! We have officially licensed flags, mini-flags and doormats.
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:
The BYN on Facebook
The Backyard Blog Archive
‘Best Of’ Montgomery
Thank you for voting us 'Best Of' Montgomery County, Maryland!!!
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