Bears are very opportunistic animals and we have an abundance of them.
Bears are thought to have the best sense of smell of any animal on earth. For example, the average dog's sense of smell is 100 times better than a humans. A blood hound's is 300 times better. A bear's sense of smell is 7 times better than a blood hound's or 2,100 times better than a human.
For that reason, it is important to…Read More
January 2001 is here and finds the Ranch covered with snow. And typical of this area it can be icy cold one day with record warm temperatures the next. Winter is a time when bird feeding is especially rewarding both for the birds and us.
There are several species of winter resident birds that hungrily appear every day at our feeders.
All the bird sounds that you hear in the fall and winter are “call notes.” Birds only “sing”…Read More