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  • Starlings have a very bad reputation, and with good reason. They are aggressive birds that have displaced our native songbirds by competing for nesting spots as well as food sources. But they also have their good points. Discover their talents as well as ways to keep them out of your bird feeders.

    Amazing Starlings:  The Good, the Bad, the Bold and the Beautiful

    Amazing Starlings: The Good, the Bad, the Bold and the Beautiful

    by Connie Smith20

  • Coyotes are a native species. Some states protect them by law and some don't. As we continue to overlap in urban and rural areas, coyotes, humans, and their pets will cross paths. So, what do you do if you encounter a coyote? Are you safe? Is your dog or cat safe?

    What to Do If You See a Coyote While Walking—Wildlife Safety Tips

    What to Do If You See a Coyote While Walking—Wildlife Safety Tips

    by Layne Holmes0

  • Who wouldn't want to own a pet crow? You could train it to sit on your shoulder and recite poetry! On the other hand, is it legal . . . and moral? Would a crow make a good pet?

    Crows as Pets: Is It Legal to Have a Pet Crow?

    Crows as Pets: Is It Legal to Have a Pet Crow?

    by Joanna Fonté2

  • Are you looking for a list of black and white animals? Here are 20 of the most recognizable black and white species. Learn about why their colors help them camouflage. Enjoy these stunning pictures as well.

    20 Black and White Animals: Names and Pictures

    20 Black and White Animals: Names and Pictures

    by Layne Holmes0

  • Thinking of a good name for your squirrel? This article showcases an epic list of best squirrel names.

    The Best Squirrel Names

    The Best Squirrel Names

    by Ansel Pereira0

  • This article teaches you 5 easy steps to help you care for an injured wild bird. Learn what you must do if you find one, how to catch it, how to stabilize it, and who to call for help.

    What to Do If You Find an Injured Wild Bird

    What to Do If You Find an Injured Wild Bird

    by Mrs. Menagerie45

  • Maligned because of a few of their vampire family members, bats are actually the good guys! Let them teach you life lessons about the benefits of good deeds, working with others, and achieving goals.

    3 Lessons Bats Can Teach Us About Life

    3 Lessons Bats Can Teach Us About Life

    by FlourishAnyway84

  • The bald eagle has a fascinating history in the U.S. They are large raptors with hooked, yellow beaks and claws. They have come off of the endangered species list. The species is on the Great Seal of the U.S. and is used on most official documents from the president. It is on vehicles and podiums.

    Bald Eagles: Facts You May Not Know

    Bald Eagles: Facts You May Not Know

    by Pamela Oglesby43

  • We didn't know much about American crows until they discovered the food we put out for other birds in our yard. But once they find a food source, they become regular visitors, which is something most people either love or hate. We are among those who love these noisy, inquisitive, smart birds.

    Loud, Curious American Crows: Most People Either Love Them or Hate Them

    Loud, Curious American Crows: Most People Either Love Them or Hate Them

    by Mike and Dorothy McKenney8

  • Fennec foxes are cute but cunning. Just like small dogs, you can carry them around and play with them. Make sure that you feed them well. Interestingly, even though fennec foxes are closely related to dogs, their diet is very similar to that of a cat. So, what do fennec foxes eat on a regular basis?

    What Do Fennec Foxes Eat in the Wild and in Residential Homes?

    What Do Fennec Foxes Eat in the Wild and in Residential Homes?

    by Cool Rare Animals1

  • Did you find a baby bird on the ground? Are you wondering what to do? Does it need water and food? Are the parents coming back? Should you leave it alone and just watch it? Your questions answered.

    What to Do If You Find a Baby Bird—Helping Wildlife

    What to Do If You Find a Baby Bird—Helping Wildlife

    by Layne Holmes0

  • For the amateur bird watcher: how to establish a friendly relationship with the crows in your neighborhood, how crows communicate, and what they like to eat.

    How to Make Friends With Crows

    How to Make Friends With Crows

    by Joanna Fonté135

  • Food, shelter, and water are all equally important to birds, particularly during the freezing months. We chose to purchase a heated birdbath so that our backyard birds have the fresh water they need for hydration and bathing, without the need to fly great distances to find a source.

    Why Heated Birdbaths Are Important During the Freezing Winter Months

    Why Heated Birdbaths Are Important During the Freezing Winter Months

    by Mike and Dorothy McKenney4

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