Brrrrrrr-ds. THE FEATHERED WINTER STORM-TROOPERS!
Ever wonder why ducks don’t freeze into ponds? Why so many birds spend the winter here instead of going south? Join Stephanie Ellis, Executive Director of Wild Care, Inc as she gives this informative talk on how birds survive frigid winter temperatures and storms. The presentation will also include ways that wildlife stay warm in the winter on Cape Cod. Thursday, February 21, 4pm. All are welcome, no RSVP needed. Stephanie will be joined by Nickerson, the Eastern Screech Owl Animal Ambassador, and he will demonstrate the value of feathers as insulators!
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Opossum of the Sea
Different species of birds behave so differently as patients. I recently wrote about an American Black Duck being the worst-behaved patient we had ever had, now I'm writing of one of our most well-behaved patients, a black sea duck...READ ALL NEWS
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Wild Care has a state-of-the-art seabird therapy pool, which allows seabirds and waterfowl to exercise on running water. This will help our bird friends recover more quickly so they can get back to their watery habitats!