8 Tips for Teaching Your Child to Interact With Pets

8 Tips for Teaching Your Child to Interact With Pets 8 Tips for Teaching Your Child to Interact With Pets

Photo by VisionPic .net from Pexels Teaching our children to have great interactions with their pets is a big responsibility for a parent. It forms the foundation of a lifelong relationship with the animals that interact with us on a daily basis. It also helps ensure the safety of both the animals involved and your kids. It’s not as hard as you’d... [Read more of this article]

Dove or Pigeon, what the heck are you?

Dove or Pigeon, what the heck are you? Dove or Pigeon, what the heck are you?

That cooing sound… where is it coming from? It sounds like a dove, but maybe it’s a pigeon! Doves and pigeons are so common, that people often see them. Flocks of large pigeons will be hanging out in parks, shopping malls, and ball fields, always on the look-out for a tasty snack left by a passersby. In backyards, Mourning or Collared Doves... [Read more of this article]

Birdwatching delights, Atlantic to the Mediterranean

Birdwatching delights, Atlantic to the Mediterranean Birdwatching delights, Atlantic to the Mediterranean

Beautiful and exotic birds can be seen from the coasts of Western Europe to the Mediterranean Sea! Gorgeous forests and wetlands from the eastern Atlantic to the Mediterranean, offer fantastic viewing opportunities for birdwatching enthusiasts and nature lovers alike! What could be more enchanting than a visit to the Formosa National Park! This protected... [Read more of this article]

Getting Ready for a Singing Canary

Getting Ready for a Singing Canary Getting Ready for a Singing Canary

Here’s what you need to know to get ready for your new singing canary! By Christine Dalecki When I was a child, my grandmother had a canary. I loved the song. When I was an adult I was injured and could not go to work for a while. I discovered the love of canaries again and started breeding them. I learned, usually the hard way, how to properly... [Read more of this article]

Falconry, Part 2: Becoming a Falconer Apprentice to Master

December 10, 2014 by  
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Falconry, Part 2: Becoming a Falconer Apprentice to Master Falconry, Part 2: Becoming a Falconer Apprentice to Master

Red-tailed Hawk, Photo courtesy John Wilkes Falconry begins with a fascination of the majestic birds of prey and their hunting skills… but becomes the passion of a lifetime! Falcons and other raptors are magnificent birds of prey. They display elegant form and beauty while in flight and are able to swiftly pinpoint and take down their prey. These... [Read more of this article]

Falconry, Part 1: A Journey of Passion and Dedication

December 3, 2014 by  
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Falconry, Part 1: A Journey of Passion and Dedication Falconry, Part 1: A Journey of Passion and Dedication

Harris’ Hawk taking off Photo courtesy John Wilkes Falconry is not just a hobby and is more than a sport; it is most aptly described as an art! Falconry is an ancient art where a trained raptor will hunt wild prey in its natural state. This is a working relationship established between man and a bird of prey. This craft has been practiced for... [Read more of this article]

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