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Against the Odds, Barn Swallow Goes Home

This picture was taken off the internet to give reference to what Barn Swallows look like, Copyright Fine Art America Story by Jennifer Taylor, Animal Care Coordinator and Wildlife Rehabilitator I think of growing up and enjoying the sight of a beautiful old farmhouse with a gorgeous gigantic tree, reminding me of “The Waltons” (an … Continue reading Against the Odds, Barn Swallow Goes Home

Three Osprey chicks were re-nested in Osterville

Three Osprey chicks were re-nested in Osterville, Monday afternoon July 30th, to a new nest atop an Eversource utility pole at the end of Cockachoisett Lane. Their nest at the intersection of West Bay Road and Bridge Street was damaged by a pole fire Wednesday morning, July 25th.  Photo by Cristalyn Searles.   Click Here … Continue reading Three Osprey chicks were re-nested in Osterville

Conserving the Massachusetts Coastal Pine Barrens

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Osprey Chicks Saved after Osterville Pole Fire

A nest on top of a utility pole caught fire Wednesday morning at the corner of Bridge Street and West Bay Road, displacing three osprey chicks, according to Centerville-Osterville Marstons Mills fire Capt. Richard Sargent. Click Here for Full Article

Baby ROBIN Finds a Home at Drumlin Farm!

AMRO #429, a small fledgling American Robin, came to us in May with many challenges – resulting from a probable animal attack…

Wild Care Featured on CapeMedia’s – “Profile”

Wild Care was featured on the show called “Profile”, (Local Channel 99) filmed at Cape Cod Community Media Center. Stephanie Ellis, Executive Director of Wild Care, joins intern Miranda to talk about wildlife protection and rehabilitation. Special guest appearances by Nickerson the Eastern Screech Owl and #45 the Eastern Box Turtle!

Fledgling Osprey Chick – Reunited with Parents and Siblings

A fledgling osprey chick was disentangled from fishing line and successfully reunited with parents and siblings.  Thank you Dennis Animal Control Officer Harrington and Dennis Fire Department…

Wild Care Wins First Place for Civic Float in Chatham 4th of July Parade

Wild Care participated in Chatham’s Independence Day Parade 2018. The theme was, “Hooked on Chatham”. Wild Care won first prize for “Civic Float”. What an honor. Thank you Chatham!

Backyard Birds at Sturgis Library & Birding Tour

Date: Thursday & Friday, August 16 & 17, 2018
Time: 3:30 PM & 8 AM
Location: Sturgis Library, 3090 Main Street, Barnstable (Village)

Storm Upheaves Wounded Turtle

This March, landscapers discovered an Eastern Box Turtle at the base of a tree recently uprooted from a storm. The weather was still as cold as winter, so the landscapers called us for advice. We told them to bring it in so we could check it out…

Happy Father’s Day – Bluebird!

People love their bluebird boxes! Recently we had a situation in the yard in Eastham involving what had been a successful nest box of Eastern Bluebirds. The people had been watching the happy bluebird family for a couple of weeks, and one day noticed that the mother was missing…

Majestic Snowy Owl Succumbs to Rodent Poison

Wild Care, Inc., a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center in Eastham, responded to a call about a sick Snowy Owl on a jetty at Wellfleet Harbor…

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Against the Odds, Barn Swallow Goes Home

This picture was taken off the internet to give reference to what Barn Swallows look like, Copyright Fine Art America Story by Jennifer Taylor, Animal Care Coordinator and Wildlife Rehabilitator I think of growing up and enjoying the sight of a beaut

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

10 October, 2018
Trash Bash with Nauset Disposal
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08 September, 2018
9th Annual Cape Cod Wildlife Festival
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17 August, 2018
Backyard Birds at Sturgis Library & Birding Tour
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DID YOU KNOW??

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!