WC ‘Neighbors Are Wild’ Resources
Stephanie Ellis, Executive Director
Wild Care, Inc. 10 Smith Ln. Eastham, MA
Cape Cod Bird-Related Supplies, Food, and Nest Boxes:
Bird Watcher’s General Store, Orleans: http://www.birdwatchersgeneralstore.com
Brewster Bird House, Brewster: https://www.facebook.com/brewsterbirdhouse
Agway of Cape Cod, Dennis, Chatham, Orleans: https://agwaycapecod.com
Wild Bird Unlimited, South Yarmouth: https://southyarmouth.wbu.com
Snow’s Home and Garden, Orleans, Harwich: https://www.snowscapecod.com
Wildlife Rehabilitation & Resources Near You!
Find a Wildlife Rehabilitator in Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/service-details/find-a-wildlife-rehabilitator
Wild Care, Inc., Eastham: www.wildcarecapecod.org
Birdsey Cape Wildlife Center, Barnstable: http://capewildlifecenter.com
Friends of Cape Wildlife: Hotline 508-375-3700, https://www.friendsofcapewildlife.org
Report a stranded marine mammal (living or deceased): IFAW – Marine Mammal Stranding Hotline, 508-743-9548. https://www.ifaw.org/campaigns/strandings
Report a marine mammal or sea turtle entanglement (living or deceased): Center for Coastal Studies, 1-800-900-3622, or hail the USCG on VHF 16. https://bit.ly/30hlRbh
Report a stranded or cold-stunned sea turtle. Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary: Hotline 508-349-2615 x 6104. https://www.massaudubon.org/get-outdoors/wildlife-sanctuaries/wellfleet-bay/about/our-conservation-work/sea-turtles
Planting a Native Wildlife Garden:
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.
Reducing Avian Window Strikes:
American Bird Conservancy: “Stop Birds Hitting Windows” https://abcbirds.org/get-involved/bird-smart-glass/
American Bird Conservancy: “Better for cats, better for birds, better for people”
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//
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 HomeTipsWorld: https://www.tipsbulletin.com/natural-rat-repellent/
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.)
Humane Wildlife Management
Perry Le Pews Wildlife Management Company, Marston’s Mills: http://perrylepews.com “Ultra humane capture and release of wildlife”, “wildlife exclusion”.
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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!