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Angel’s Miracle

4 The Love Of Animals

Within weeks, with lots of love, patience, and socializing with other tenants and pets, she was a totally different dog. We live in a high-rise building on Lake Superior with other seniors and/or disabled tenants. The next day, I called the hospital and talked to the tenant whose name is Wayne.

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Burrowing Owls of Cape Coral

10,000 Birds

There were three burrows, each with a tenant. But on the morning when my dad and I found them, they were clustered around the entrance to their burrows at the Pelican Boulevard Baseball Fields, a well-known spot for the birds. One had a cluster of recently fledged birds and their nonplussed parent.

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It’s Time to Clean Out Your Nest Boxes

10,000 Birds

First and foremost, with regular, frequent visits to each nestbox, you may be able to spot problems threatening your tenants. There are three prime objectives for monitoring nestboxes. You may be able to intervene so as to protect the adults and increase the nestlings’ chances for survival.

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Western Bluebirds Are Back

10,000 Birds

From the 1913 USDA Farmers Bulletin #513, Fifty Common Birds of Farm and Orchard: “The bluebird is one of the most familiar tenants of the farm and dooryard. Its favorite nesting sites are crannies in the farm buildings or boxes made for its use or natural cavities in old apple trees.

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The Secret Hummingbird

10,000 Birds

one of the tenants of our community, and one tightly held by many of us, is that information about unusual birds should be freely accessible. There’s probably nothing in the birding world that engenders as much ire as the perception of suppression. That’s why we have listservs, and rare bird alerts, and the like.

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Playback of Bird Calls Benefits Some Birds

10,000 Birds

Once you get them, they can be very loyal tenants but I always dreaded someone with very little bird knowledge coming in to purchase a Purple Martin house. They don’t nest alone like Tree Swallows , you usually need at least four nest compartments together to get their attention but 12 to 24 nest compartments is closer to the norm.

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From the Mailbag

Animal Ethics

Not only does she have no intention whatsoever of declawing her cats, she wants to stop the management from requiring this of its tenants. My friend is horrified by this. She has written about this on her blog. Jane Keeler