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Duck Season Hunters Accused of Shooting Rare Birds
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Anna
- 3 days ago - heraldsun.com.au
DUCK hunters have been accused of shooting threatened species on the opening day of the season.
Golden Eagles: The Mystery and History of One of Alberta's Most Fascinating Birds
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Anna
- 3 days ago - calgaryherald.com
When Peter Sherrington and a friend trekked up Mount Lorette in March 1992, they had no idea it would mark the start of a major biological discovery in Canada.
White House Budget Would Put America's Birds on the Chopping Block
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Anna
- 4 days ago - goldrushcam.com
Trump proposal would mean crippling cuts to conservation programs key to bird survival and welfare.
The Wonderful World of Sparrows
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Anna
- 2 days ago - natureconservancy.ca
When asked to picture a sparrow, I think a lot of us, especially city dwellers, think of the common house sparrow. Though ubiquitous across southern Canada, this little sparrow is not actually native to North America.
Birds Are Important
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Anna
- 3 days ago - ca.audubon.org
Birds are important to us in ways we are only beginning to understand. Here are just a few ways that birds matter -- not just to us, but to the world.
Feds Should Sustain Ban on Lead Ammo in Wildlife Areas
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Anna
- 3 days ago - ca.audubon.org
California led the way on removing hazard of lead ammunition from the environment. Federal government should follow suit.
Over a Million Birds Killed on Cyprus for Local Delicacy
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Anna
- 4 days ago - earthtouchnews.com
Cyprus has a critical bird poaching problem. According to a new report, between 1.7 and 2.3 million birds were trapped and killed on the Mediterranean island last year alone.
New Project Aims to Protect Vulnerable Birds on the Solent
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Anna
- 2 days ago - onthewight.com
A new initiative has been unveiled as part of a partnership to protect vulnerable birds that spend the winter on the Solent.
Hairy Woodpecker
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Anna
- 5 days ago - audubon.org
Although still very widespread and fairly common, thought to have declined from historical levels in many areas. Loss of nesting sites (with cutting of dead snags in forest) is one potential problem. Starlings and House Sparrows may sometimes take
These Parrots Can Make Other Parrots Laugh - a First
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Anna
- 1 day ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The kea of New Zealand is the first non-mammal species to demonstrate infectious laughter, a new study says.
Lead-Ammo Ban Reversal Puts Bald Eagles in Peril
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Anna
- 1 day ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Earlier this month, an order banning the use of lead ammunition and fishing weights on wildlife refuges was revoked. The order was aimed at protecting over 130 species of wildlife, as well as humans, that are often poisoned by the lead.
Birds Get Help Adapting to Climate Change
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Anna
- 1 day ago - coastalreview.org
Audubon North Carolina recently announced two new programs the organization says can help the stateâEUR(TM)s birds survive as the effects of climate change become more severe.
Meet the Tiniest Owl in the World
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Anna
- 2 days ago - audubon.org
Native to the American Southwest, Elf Owls are slightly larger than a soda can, but that doesn't stop them from being determined predators.
Ravens Among the Newest Breeding Birds on Cape Cod
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Anna
- 19 hours ago - capeandislands.org
Ravens are corvids, which is a family that include jays, magpies, nutcrackers, and crows, as well as some European relatives you may not have heard of with great names like jackdaws, rooks and, choughs. All corvids are smart and adaptable.
ICONIC MUSICIAN PAUL SIMON ANNOUNCES TOUR SUPPORTING BIODIVERSITY
Offbeat  (tags: animals, biodiversity, conservation, environment, interesting, protection, wildlife, E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation, Paul Simon )

Rosemary
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
DURHAM, North Carolina âEUR" Listening to Paul Simon talk is a little like listening to him sing. His voice is melodic and soothing; his words are thoughtful and evocative, capable of penetrating both heart and bones. A lyric comes to mind ... cont.
 

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