Tips for Taking Care of our Baby Wildlife

Tips for Taking Care of our Baby Wildlife

Spring has quickly moved into summer and baby birds are getting fed by their parents, the orb (and unfortunately black widow) spiders on our property are growing in size and we see other critters busy raising their young.

Some tips to help them make their transition as smooth as possible:   [Read more…]

Wildlife Cam Shots–While You’re Sleeping

Wildlife Cam Shots–While You’re Sleeping

Nothing like a wildlife camera to show what’s out on your property — We live in a suburban area on a half acre, 2 houses from a golf course. There is an alley in back, where I saw coyotes trotting by one early morning, so figured there were more critters to be had. We’ve also preserved native plant habitat and are creating more, so wondered what was out there when we were sleeping or not looking. [Read more…]

Bird Brain – a Myth….

Bird Brain – a Myth….

Think birds can’t have much intelligence because of that small brain size? Think again. We have four parrots who continually surprise us with what we view as intelligence so this subject fascinates us.

Several years ago I attended an interesting lecture at the San Diego Museum of Natural History featuring neuroscientist Dr. Harvey Karten (U California – San Diego) entitled “Bird Brains.” [Read more…]