Another Wild Care Cape Cod success story… JANUARY 24, 2017 07:02 PM BY CAPECODTODAY STAFF Editor’s Note: We received the following story this evening from our friends at Wild Care Cape Cod in Eastham. It concerns two Common Eider ducks with a rather uncommon story… On Thursday, January 19th, Wild Care Volunteer Swede Plaut released … Continue reading Released: Two Common Eider Ducks with an Uncommon Story→
Our Mute Swan was released back in Falmouth after 9 weeks of supportive care and treatment for lead poisoning. The swan was brought to us from Falmouth, by Jessica Gow, Animal Control Officer from the Town of Falmouth. The bird was emaciated, weak and debilitated, and had what is considered a high level of blood … Continue reading RELEASED – Swan at Salt Pond Falmouth→
A bulletin from our friends at Wild Care in Eastham: Wild Care rehabs hypothermic, oil-stained Common Murre! 40% covered with oil, which is deadly to aquatic birds This Common Murre came to us on Sunday 1/8 from Newcomb Hollow beach in Wellfleet. The bird was wet, hypothermic and oil stained, but otherwise in good body … Continue reading Wild Care rehabs hypothermic, oil-stained Common Murre→
An Atlantic puffin blew in with the weekend storm. The dehydrated young puffin was found in a CVS parking lot in Harwich and brought to Wild Care Cape Cod where it is being treated for parasites and other issues. In winter, puffins are out to sea and not land based. To see images, visit: http://www.capecodtimes.com/photogallery/CC/20170112/PHOTOGALLERY/112009997/PH/1?start=2 … Continue reading Storm blown puffin rehabbing on Cape Cod→
Memorial trees from Hope Hospice help recovering wildlife JANUARY 4, 2017 05:35 AM | BY CAPECODTODAY STAFF On Tuesday, January 3rd, Wild Care, Inc., a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center in Eastham, received 14 trees from the Hope Hospice Tree of Memories program. The trees will be used to fill Wild Care’s raptor and songbird … Continue reading Tree of Memories Keep on Giving – to People and Wildlife→
We released them at Mill Pond in East Orleans. It was great. They both swam directly away and stayed together. The male took off flying after about 5 minutes, made a big circle and then landed by her side. We never saw her fly. I went back there 1/2 later and they had joined a couple dozen Buffleheads and Red-breasted Merganzers. I watched with my binoculars for about 40 minutes. The female stayed right with the male.
DECEMBER 25, 2016 05:30 AM | BY CAPECODTODAY STAFF Are you home on semester break from college or graduate school? Do you have a college student son or daughter who’ll be home this summer? Want to find a reason for your matriculated grandchild to stay with you for at least eight weeks? Wild Care is … Continue reading Wild Care seeking student interns→
Wild Care’s knowledge, and experience, make the difference. DECEMBER 20, 2016 05:09 PM | BY CAPECODTODAY STAFF. Wild Care is a premiere, wildlife rehabilitation center, operating out of a yellow farmhouse just off the Orleans Rotary. This winter, the rehabilitators at Wild Care have volunteered to share some of their work with Cape Cod … Continue reading A Tale of Two Ducks – Seaward Bound!→
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!