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

http://losgatosbirdwatcher.com

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Wildlife Rehabilitation Near You!

Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley, San Jose: https://wcsv.org

Wildlife Care CenterPeninsula Humane Society and SPCA, Burlingame: https://phs-spca.org/wildlife/

Native Animal Rescue of Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz: https://www.nativeanimalrescue.org

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Planting a Native Wildlife Garden:

California Native Plant Society

https://www.cnps.org Their https://www.calscape.org database helps you find native plants for your location, site preferences, and aesthetic preferences.

Audubon Native Plants Database:

https://www.audubon.org/native-plants Find native plants for your location (type in your zip code) and which species of birds they may attract.

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Reducing Avian Window Strikes:

American Bird Conservancy: “Stop Birds Hitting Windows” https://abcbirds.org/get-involved/bird-smart-glass/

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Cats Indoors:

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

https://abcbirds.org/program/cats-indoors/

Catio World: “A Guide to Outdoor Cat Enclosures” https://bit.ly/2ZOyjyX

Cat Goods, Inc.: “The CatBib Stops Cats from Killing Birds: https://catgoods.com//

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Just Say NO to Rodenticides:

Raptors are the Solution: https://www.raptorsarethesolution.org

Preferred Pest Control Products, by Raptors Are The Solution: https://www.raptorsarethesolution.org/preferred-pest-control-products/

Natural Rat Repellents, by HomeTipsWorldhttps://www.tipsbulletin.com/natural-rat-repellent/

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Nesting Boxes

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

https://nestwatch.org/learn/all-about-birdhouses/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.)

https://nestwatch.org/learn/all-about-birdhouses/

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