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If you live in Philadelphia and love animals, please read.

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I created a subreddit specifically to assist me in TNR-ing philadelphia stray cats. please check it out and post any information you have regarding stray cats you know about so i can help them! Our shelters are FULL.

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Springtime Tree Cutting and Wildlife

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The Philadelphia Metro Wildlife Center in Norristown covers four Pennsylvania counties (including Philadelphia) and takes in over 3000 animals a year. Licensed wildlife rehabilitator and Assistant Director Michele Wellard relayed this story: In the spring a few years back, a man cut down a tree on his property outside Philadelphia.

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Seeking the Bahama Nuthatch

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He gave one to his home institution, the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia and the other to the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. A 1931 daily newspaper article (likely from The Philadelphia Bulletin) reported that Bond “brought back thirty species of birds never before represented in the Academy’s collections.

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You Should Go to the American Birding Expo!

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From 29 September through 1 October, the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pennsylvania, just outside of Philly, will host the third annual American Birding Expo. Meredith Mann will be covering the Expo for 10,000 Birds, going through on Sunday, and if I can possibly get myself to Philadelphia that weekend I will make sure to do so.

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Birding John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge

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John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge , AKA Tinicum, is an outstanding urban oasis in southern Philadelphia, less than one mile from Philadelphia’s airport. A diked, non-tidal area of 145 acres, adjacent to the eastern end of Tinicum Marsh, was donated by the Gulf Oil Corporation to the City of Philadelphia in 1955.

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How To (And Not To) Transport Wild Birds

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An almost fledgling American Kestrel stuffed in a large Dunkin’ Donuts paper coffee cup,” wrote Michelle Wellard in Philadelphia. The prize for presentation goes to the folks who delivered this very small opossum to Michelle Wellard in Philadelphia. They had nothing else to put him in.”. Fast food containers are popular. “An

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Best Bird of the Weekend (First of September 2019)

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Of the species he saw his best was easily a Philadelphia Vireo at Bristol Beach State Park, a surprising migrant that he was please to find. Corey spent the weekend visiting his folks in the Hudson Valley and got out looking for Birds a bit on Sunday morning. How about you? What was your best bird of the weekend?

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