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Bat house 442

By hippo | Feb 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

MODEL WI-442M (Brochure) Dimensions: 4′ x 4′ x 2′ tall This is our standard sized model. It is modular, and design so it can be modified and added to as needed or desired, in the future, indefinitely.  Just like all our bat houses, the model WI-442M is built of durable long-lasting exterior grade sidings and…

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MODEL WI-444

By hippo | Feb 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

MODEL WI-444 (Brochure) Size: 4’x4’x4′ Our monster sized model. It is designed solely for large estates, refuges, parks or even cities. Thousands of bats can become denizens of the model WI-444. Our houses are built of durable long-lasting exterior grade sidings and come with corrosion resistant metal roofs. Have questions about this model being shipped…

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Big Bat Houses Flyer

By hippo | Dec 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Tufted Titmouse

By hippo | Feb 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Tufted Titmice look large among the small birds that come to feeders, an impression that comes from their large head and eye, thick neck, and full bodies. The pointed crest and stout bill help identify titmice even in silhouette. Color Pattern Soft silvery gray above and white below, with a rusty or peach-colored wash down…

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Tree Swallow

By hippo | Feb 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Tree Swallows are streamlined small songbirds with long, pointed wings and a short, squared or slightly notched tail. Their bills are very short and flat. Color Pattern Adult males are blue-green above and white below with blackish flight feathers and a thin black eye mask; females are duller with more brown in their upperparts, and…

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Carolina Wren

By hippo | Feb 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Carolina Wren is a small but chunky bird with a round body and a long tail that it often cocks upward. The head is large with very little neck, and the distinctive bill marks it as a wren: long, slender, and downcurved. Color Pattern Both males and females are a bright, unpatterned reddish-brown above and…

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Carolina Chickadee

By hippo | Feb 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

This tiny, approachable bird has a short neck and large head, giving it a distinctive spherical body shape. Its tail is fairly long and narrow. Its bill is a bit thicker than a warbler’s but thinner than a finch’s. Color Pattern Carolina Chickadees have a black cap and bib separated by stark white cheeks. The…

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Prothonotary Warbler

By hippo | Feb 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Prothonotary Warbler is a large, heavy-bodied warbler with a big head and bill. It has shorter legs and a shorter tail than other warblers. Its bill is heavier and longer than most warblers. Color Pattern The Prothonotary Warbler is bright golden yellow with blue-gray wings and tail and a yellow-olive back. Its beady black…

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Eastern Bluebird

By hippo | Feb 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Eastern Bluebird is a small thrush with a big, rounded head, large eye, plump body, and alert posture. The wings are long, but the tail and legs are fairly short. The bill is short and straight. Color Pattern Male Eastern Bluebirds are vivid, deep blue above and rusty or brick-red on the throat and…

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