Tips for Co-Existing with Wildlife

Stephanie Ellis, Executive Director

Wild Care, Inc. 10 Smith Ln. Eastham, MA

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Bay Area Bird-Related Supplies and Nest Boxes:

Los Gatos Birdwatcher (store), Los Gatos

Bird-related supplies, including bird food, feeders, nesting and roosting boxes


Wildlife Rehabilitation Near You!

Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley, San Jose:

Wildlife Care CenterPeninsula Humane Society and SPCA, Burlingame:

Native Animal Rescue of Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz:


Planting a Native Wildlife Garden:

California Native Plant Society Their database helps you find native plants for your location, site preferences, and aesthetic preferences.

Audubon Native Plants Database: Find native plants for your location (type in your zip code) and which species of birds they may attract.


Reducing Avian Window Strikes:

American Bird Conservancy: “Stop Birds Hitting Windows”


Cats Indoors:

American Bird Conservancy: “Better for cats, better for birds, better for people”

Catio World: “A Guide to Outdoor Cat Enclosures”

Cat Goods, Inc.: “The CatBib Stops Cats from Killing Birds:


Just Say NO to Rodenticides:

Raptors are the Solution:

Preferred Pest Control Products, by Raptors Are The Solution:

Natural Rat Repellents, by HomeTipsWorld


Nesting Boxes

Cornell Lab of Ornithology – “Right Bird, Right House”

Select your region and habitat, to determine which types of birds you can attract, and which boxes you need. 

Cornell Lab of Ornithology – “How to Make a Safe and Successful Home for our Feathered Friends” (All about nest boxes and nest structure.)

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If you find an animal in
distress, please call us at:


Our helpline and our facility
are open EVERY DAY from
9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
We are located at the
Orleans rotary (on the Eastham side).

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