**PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO AN UNUSUALLY WARM FALL, BIRDS ARE SHIPPING LATER THAN NORMAL. WHEN DAYTIME TEMPERATURES ARE SAFER (HEAT CAUSES EXCESS STRESS AND COMBINED WITH NORMAL SHIPPING STRESS, CAN BE DEADLY), THEY WILL SHIP OUT. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND UNDERSTANDING.**
The Smew is a striking little merganser found primarily in Eurasia (mostly Russia and Scandinavia), though some sightings have placed them in British Columbia, Alaska, and even the state of Washington. These sightings are fairly rare, however. Since no other duck in North America or even Canada looks close to the Smew, getting them mixed… Read more
We have begun our summer season in the aviary and this year’s hatch is looking good. I thought I would share with you some of the little birds that are growing fast. There are still birds laying, such as the Baikal Teal. Jeff showcases this beautiful duck in his latest YouTube post at: https://youtu.be/37TPgDwgaOg
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