WC ‘Neighbors Are Wild’ Resources

Stephanie Ellis, Executive Director

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

[email protected]



Download a printable PDF of this information here


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/


Cats Indoors:

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 HomeTipsWorldhttps://www.tipsbulletin.com/natural-rat-repellent/


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.)



Humane Wildlife Management

Perry Le Pews Wildlife Management Company, Marston’s Mills: http://perrylepews.com “Ultra humane capture and release of wildlife”, “wildlife exclusion”.

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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