Does Feeding Birds Make Them Dependent?

Posted by Tom on 1/31/2018 to All About Bird Feeders
We have often heard the comment "I don't feed birds because I travel and I don't want to make them dependent on our feeding."...For the longest time I really didn't have a good answer based on facts.  Now I do.  

My Box Turtle Won't Open His Eyes!

Posted by Nancy on 1/25/2018 to Turtles, Box Turtles and Tortoises

Question:  I have a male box turtle that is not opening his eyes.  When I look at him closely I can see a white discharge coming from the eyes.  Do you have any ideas what could be wrong?

Bird Watching For Your Health

Posted by Nancy on 1/23/2018 to Learn More About Birds

It’s a Robin!  Everyone has smiled when a robin has landed on a branch next to you and started singing.  This simple reaction can be the start of a lifelong hobby. Birdwatching or birding as it is often referred to can be as involved or as simple as you want it to be.

The Bat Opens A Diner

Posted by Nancy Hays on 1/17/2018 to Nature Stories

 Well, it seems that a Big Brown Bat had figured out how to turn on the light by flying across the sensor.  Once the light was turned on it attracted insects and dinner was served for this very clever bat. This got me interested in looking up more about bats.  One of the most interesting facts...