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No Realtors Needed: Scooter Talks About Florida’s Worst Wild Bird Home Invaders, Cowbirds

Squatters. Home-wreckers. Home invaders. Thieves. Parasites. Whatever they may be called, the natural world certainly has its share of animals who will take advantage of the hard earned rewards of another animal. Out west, Burrowing Owls often enjoy a pre-fab home dug by gophers, prairie dogs and other ground-dwelling animals who burrow for shelter. Although, …

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It’s Father’s Day, 2015, Florida! Scooter Wonders, “Are Florida’s Wild Bird Dads Underrated?”

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  We often hear about the hyper, almost maniacal, protective natures that wild bird mothers -of any species- show towards the safety and welfare of their offspring. I’m not saying Florida’s wild bird Moms are crazy taking care of their kids, just that Dads can sometimes be a hoot, too. And maybe, just maybe, they …

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Hammock Bird Banding

A dynamic update on the Migratory Bird Banding Project in Hammock Park, Dunedin, Florida.