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Is It an Owl? Or is it not an Owl? | JCs Wildlife

Posted by Amanda Joest on 6th Apr 2018

Is It an Owl? Or is it not an Owl? | JCs Wildlife
Having moved to a fairly rural area on the outskirts of a Southern Indiana town means evenings in my backyard are full of interesting and strange noises.One of the odd noises I started hearing in the evenings sounded like a wounded dog. Needless to say, it had me worried that first night. My worry turned to confusion when I searched for the animal only to find nothing.The noises continued night after night, and I finally came to the conclusion that I was not hearing a wounded animal. After
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World Sparrow Day and International Day of Forests

Posted by Amanda Joest on 19th Mar 2018

World Sparrow Day and International Day of Forests
JCs Wildlife would like to give a huge shout out to human beings all around the world for the various observances this week! In addition to International Day of Happiness tomorrow (March 20), we also have World Sparrow Day. According to the official site, the day was designated to raise awareness about the decline of sparrows in their natural range, how the decline relates to other bird species, and how this correlates to humans and our environment. "The goal is to collectively in
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Bird Feeding Masterclass: Playing the Waiting Game

Posted by Amanda Joest on 23rd Feb 2018

Over the years we have provided a lot of tips and tricks so that you can get the most out of your bird feeding experience. Here we have gathered all of that information in one 4-part series. This information is helpful for both the seasoned birder and the beginner, and takes you through the feeding process from start to finish.Let’s face it, it can be frustrating to invest so much time, effort, and money into feeding your birds, just to watch them pass your feeder by. Does this mean that
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Bird Feeding Masterclass: Caring for Your Feeder

Posted by Amanda Joest on 23rd Feb 2018

Over the years we have provided a lot of tips and tricks so that you can get the most out of your bird feeding experience. Here we have gathered all of that information in one 4-part series. This information is helpful for both the seasoned birder and the beginner, and takes you through the feeding process from start to finish.The most important part of being a responsible birder is to properly maintain your feeder to prevent injury and the spread of disease. This article provides some he
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Bird Feeding Masterclass: Selecting Food

Posted by Amanda Joest on 21st Feb 2018

Over the years we have provided a lot of tips and tricks so that you can get the most out of your bird feeding experience. Here we have gathered all of that information in one 4-part series. This information is helpful for both the seasoned birder and the beginner, and takes you through the feeding process from start to finish.Now that you have your bird feeder, you need to fill it with something. The best choice is to select food that will attract the types of birds you want to see and t
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