Bird Scaping withNative Plants to Attract Songbirds
This presentation discusses the importantance in planting native trees, shrubs, vines, flowers and grasses when landscaping focusing on top choices that will attract and benefit songbirds.
Making A Hummingbird Haven
This presentation will help you design a garden sure to delight you with hummingbirds all summer long!
Cheshire garden club October 2013
Educational Programs Offered Only To Wildlife Rehabilitation Organizations
Chimney Swift Rehabilitation; The Challenges and theRewards
This presentation will cover Chimney swift rehabilitation from intake to release, with attention to the challenges and problems commonly associated with them. Chimney swifts can be a challenge to rehabilitate due to their specialized method of feeding and their need to cling to vertical surfaces. Knowledge of their natural history and normal behaviors will aid the rehabilitator in meeting the basic requirements of these fascinating birds, whose numbers are in alarming decline.
Raising Orphaned Killdeer
Killdeer are most commonly admitted as weak, cold and lethargic hatchlings unable to feed themselves. This presentation will include natural history and normal behaviors that will aid the rehabilitator in meeting their basic requirements. Discussion will also include immediate treatment, diet, housing, techniques to encourage self – feeding, common problems, and release criteria.
The Basics of Songbird Rehabilitation
This presentation will cover the basics beginning with intake all the way through release, covering collecting background information, immediate treatment and examination. Further discussion will include the importance of natural history, natural diet, and creating natural habitats. Endoparasites, injuries and illnesses/conditions that are commonly presented will also be discussed.
Rehabilitating Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds
This presentation will discuss how to care for immature and adult ruby-throated hummingbirds. Topics included are natural history, diet, housing, common injuries and conditions; how to recognize and treat them, migration issues, and release criteria.
Rehabilitating Woodpeckers; A Natural Approach
This presentation will cover woodpecker rehabilitation from intake to release, focusing on the challenges and problems commonly associated with them. Knowledge of their natural history and normal behaviors will aid the rehabilitator in meeting the basic requirements of these wonderful birds. Diet, common injuries and conditions, indoor and outdoor housing, and release criteria will be discussed
Successful Songbird Rehabilitation;Survival After Release
This presentation is going to focus on properly preparing captive songbirds for survival in the wild. Discussion will include raising orphans and the appropriate diets, introduction and presentation of natural foods and creating natural environments in indoor and outdoor caging.
To schedule a presentation for your local club, group or organization please contact Jayne at 860-681-1190 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org