We’re passionate about birds and nature. That’s why we opened a Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in our community.
425 Quill Dr.,
Dawsonville, GA 30534
Phone: (706) 429-0077
Fax: (706) 429-0078
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Mon - Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
We are located on GA400 South of the Outlets next to the Outside World.
Any of you who have visited Amicalola Falls State Park prior to the fall of 2009 might have remembered a rather sad looking habitat exhibit in the visitor's center. The taxodermy animals were dusty, missing feathers, and all around falling apart. So when ornithologist Georgann Schmalz asked us to help her collect bird specimens and donate feeders to put in a brand NEW exhibit, we jumped right on board. “If you were a little kid and you saw some of the bird specimens here, you’d be terrified,” said Schmalz. Georgann received a grant from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources for $2,750, and overtook the extensive project of finding and collecting native birds that had either been hit by cars or victims of window strikes. In collaboration with Ed Thompson, Georgann collected and stuffed more than 20 species of birds and several animals.
The display now looks fabulous and is a great learning tool for the more than 60,000 visitors that stop in at the center annually. If heading up to enjoy one of Georgia's most spectacular natural sites, Amicalola Falls, be sure to check out the new and improved wildlife habitat exhibit at the visitors center.