Monthly Archives: April 2022

We Lost Eight out of Eleven

A few years ago we took in eleven fawns in a short time period during spring.  We lost eight, partly I strongly suspect, because they were chased.  While I never know exactly what happened to wildlife I take in prior to my getting them, I can make pretty good guesses, especially with fawns.  You see, […]

The Highest Stress Wildlife

Baby bunnies are not like the Easter bunny.  They are the highest stress wildlife and can literally die in your hands if you pick them up.  They look so cute and vulnerable that handling them and protecting them comes naturally to many of us.  What we ought to do is just the opposite.  They don’t […]

Lawn Fertilizer Can Kill Birds

Among all the dangers to birds in the spring, one of the worst is fertilizer on lawns.  Since most of our birds are ground feeders, they ingest the fertilizer directly or through insects and seeds that have gotten the fertilizer on them.  Birds may also have contact with lawn fertilizer by touching it, drinking water […]