“Hiccup’s” Story

“Hiccup’s” Story

A strange and unfamiliar sound was coming from the back sliding glass doors in the family room of a local suburban residence. It was late in the evening and the family cat had already been brought in for the night. The scratching of nails on the glass and random...
Chimney Swifts winter in the Amazon Basin of Peru

Chimney Swifts winter in the Amazon Basin of Peru

Chimney Swifts winter in the Amazon Basin of Peru. They arrive in the continental United States in late March and are gone by early November. Nesting begins in May and can continue into August, with the female laying three to five eggs in a nest glued together with...
Baby Wildlife in Need / How to know

Baby Wildlife in Need / How to know

As the last bit of winter hangs on, many of us have already glimpsed sprigs of lavender crocus peeking out of the ground. Soon our yards and communities will be hosts for all of nature’s new arrivals. Our natural areas will be filled with baby birds, bunnies,...
Baby geese – transporter tales

Baby geese – transporter tales

Spring is often associated with Easter holidays and the arrival of Springtime and with both events, our social media is filled with pictures of cute little baby ducklings and bunnies. As wildlife lovers, we shiver to think of the well meaning parents who gift these...
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