Blog Series: Getting Your Yard NWF Certified

Written By: Sarah Girton The continual destruction of natural wildlife habitat can be especially disheartening for those of us who find comfort and joy in the serenity of nature. Every year thousands of acres of land are repurposed to make room for subdivisions, shopping centers, agriculture, and other human activities. With that comes the loss... Continue Reading →

Just Some Birdy Poetry

Written By: Sarah Girton I have decided to go in a different direction this week, and figured I'd just share a few bird-themed poems that I've written recently. This first one is called I Am Not A Villain. Some birds are seen by many as pests, but to me they are all beautiful and worthy... Continue Reading →

8 Bird Myths – Debunked!

Written By: Sarah Girton After a long hiatus from the blog while we moved locations...we are back! If you haven't been to the new location yet, be sure to stop by. We have lots more space, tons of new product offerings, and we are now in the process of getting the local birds hooked on... Continue Reading →

Everything to Know About Helping Baby Birds

Written By: Sarah Girton ──────────── Every spring and summer, wildlife rehabbers are inundated with calls from people finding baby birds that appear to be in danger or in distress. And many of these callers are asked further questions to determine whether or not the bird actually needs help. Quite often, the birds in question... Continue Reading →

Why Feeding Birds is like Barkeeping

Written By: Sarah Girton I always watch my bird feeders in the morning when I'm drinking my coffee. This morning started as it usually does, in all its glory -- the morning chorus, the finches squabbling over seeds, robins running around the yard. And this mated pair of Eurasian Collared Doves lands on the ground... Continue Reading →

The Brilliant Design of the Egg

Written By: Sarah Girton We’ve talked a lot on this blog about the beauty of birds. Their plumage, their songs, their extravagance. But beauty in the bird world starts before they are even hatched. A bird’s first home is their egg. Carefully created by their mother’s body, and laid in a nest, eggs have almost... Continue Reading →

Nesting Habits of 7 Colorado Backyard Birds

Written By: Sarah Girton Happy Spring! This is such an exciting time of year. Many plants and animals are waking up from their dormancy, migrators are returning. Our bird friends have a lot going on in their lives right now. Many are finding new mates, or strengthening bonds with current ones. Most are constructing new... Continue Reading →

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