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Every year we send out the same message, “a baby’s best chance of survival is its mother”
Nests come in all shapes and sizes many of which are constructed in trees, other species prefer to choose unusual places...
Nest building is an instinctive talent that birds posses and it is remarkable how creative they can be
Wildlife species have only one thing on their minds, finding a mate and building a suitable place to produce and raise their young.
With warmer temperatures and the emergence of new plant growth, wildlife species have only two things on their minds
Once a year the society celebrates these magnificent birds, hoping to raise public awareness...
All living creatures, including humans are part of a very intricate food chain in which each link depends on the others
Deer have inhabited our area long before we came along foraging on native shrubs and plants and also in natural grasslands...
Feeding the deer can contribute to their death, say MARS
Our bald eagle population seems to be holding steady and we had 47 admissions and saw many that were emaciated
We also saw an increase in unusual species such as a brown pelican, osprey, an endangered marbled murrelet and a pigeon guillemot...
There have been yearly sightings along the shores of Vancouver Island and the indications certainly point towards climate change
In the past few weeks, six snowy owls have been admitted to MARS...
Since Halloween five owls have been admitted to M.A.R.S. including the northern pygmy owl, the midsized short eared owl and three snowy owls
Since Halloween, five owls have been admitted to MARS, including the diminutive northern pygmy owl and the mid-sized short-eared owl...
Last year between Dec. 6 and Feb. 24, an average of 2,300 swans were counted on a weekly basis by Comox Valley Naturalists swan monitors
Trumpeter swans are beginning their migration to the area
The bird rescue society has taken in a red squirrel who's nest was destroyed
Squirrels are opportunistic feeders and this has helped them maintain healthy populations...
Wildlife stirs many emotions in us from awe, compassion and often fear