Located in the Blackwater NWR Visitor Center, the Eagle’s Nest Bookstore and Gift Shop features postcards, apparel, accessories, and gifts unique to Blackwater NWR, as well as a full line of literature related to nature and local culture. The Eagle’s Nest is one of the best nature bookstores on the Delmarva Peninsula. The Eagle’s Nest carries a full assortment of books on butterflies, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, plants and trees, outdoor excursions, and local folk culture and history. Our birding section is the best around, with a diverse selection of field guides and flash guides, and birdsong CDs and software. The Eagle’s Nest also carries binoculars and related accessories, as well as bird feeders for songbirds and hummingbirds. The Eagle’s Nest stocks of variety of Blackwater NWR shirts, from T-shirts to polo to denim, as well as caps, bucket hats, and Aussie hats. All of the Bookstore’s postcards and notecards are unique to the refuge and surrounding area, and souvenir pins, patches, keychains and medallions all feature the Blackwater logo. Colorful nature-related gifts and one-of-a-kind jewelry makes gift shopping easy. The children are not forgotten, as the Bookstore carries a wide variety of wildlife shirts, puzzles, games, hand puppets, and, of course, books for the kids. Operated by the all-volunteer Friends of Blackwater, profits from the Bookstore are used for the benefit of the refuge. Cash, checks, and all major credit cards are accepted at the Eagle’s Nest Bookstore. Members of Friends of Blackwater receive a 10 percent discount.