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Shipping Information

Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the total value of the order being shipped to a single address and are as follows:

Merchandise Total

Canadian Destinations

Shipping & Handling Charges

U.S Destinations

Shipping & Handling Charges

$0.00 to $60.00 $9.99 (except on seed) $19.99 (except on seed)
$60.01 to $99.99 $9.99 (except on seed) $29.99 (except on seed)
$100.00 to $200.00 Free (except on seed) $29.99 (except on seed)
Orders over $200.00 Free (except on seed) $39.99 (except on seed)


Shipping charges on bird seed are as follows:

5 lb. - $15 for first bag, $5 for each additional bag.

20 lb. - $25 per bag.

All prices are in Canadian dollars and do not include taxes.

We’re based in British Columbia. As such, items are subject to applicable GST and/or HST based on delivery address as follows:

5% GST will be added for all orders from Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Prince Edward Island, Yukon, Nunavut and Northwest Territories.

12% HST will be added for all orders from British Columbia.

13% HST will be added for all orders from New Brunswick, and Newfoundland,

15% HST will be added for all orders from Nova Scotia.

No taxes are charged by our shop for United States destinations.

Orders to destinations in Canada
Orders are shipped using the least expensive parcel service including Canada Post, Fedex, UPS, Purolator, or Canpar. Canada Post is used exclusively for PO Box deliveries. All services are insured and traceable. Depending on where you live in Canada; you should receive your order within 3 to 9 business days. The fee you are charged is for both shipping and handling of your order. We pack every order carefully, using appropriate and, wherever possible, recycled or biodegradable materials.

Orders to destinations in the United States of America
Our charges do not include any American federal and state taxes and duties; payment of these is the responsibility of the purchaser. Orders shipped to the USA are shipped via Canada Post Expresspost USA / USPS Priority Mail. All services are insured and traceable. Delivery takes 5 to 12 business days. Please note that US Customs officials may delay parcels at the border and may impose duty or taxes if applicable. Backyard Bird Centre is not responsible for delays, duties or taxes imposed by US Customs. Customers based in the USA should inquire with their local customs office for further information.

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