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Raptor Sightings Map


Animals  (tags: conservation, environment, protection, wildlife, Raptors )

Frans
- 455 days ago - audubon.org
Interested in learning more about raptor hot spots across the continent?



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M Away M. (463)
Thursday September 26, 2013, 11:13 pm
Not close enough to my wireless, popping on and off. YA BET I am coming back to this one Frans! THANKS FOR THIS...Also, caught the ACTION when I was taking a peek at the map before I had to sign in to say TU!!! xxx Have a Blessed Friday!
 

Ana R (220)
Friday September 27, 2013, 12:47 am
Never enough stars for you:)
 

Danuta Watola (1217)
Friday September 27, 2013, 1:52 am
noted
 

Gvapo T. (22)
Friday September 27, 2013, 2:00 am
Nice project
It would be nice to have something similar for Europe
Thanks Frans
 

Natasha Salgado (579)
Friday September 27, 2013, 2:12 am
COOOOOOL...thanks Frans!
 

Frans Badenhorst (560)
Friday September 27, 2013, 2:21 am
...Gvapo - here is a handy link for you;

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/europe/sights/bird-watching
 

Dawn Mason (113)
Friday September 27, 2013, 6:31 am
Noted, Thanks.
 

. (0)
Friday September 27, 2013, 8:42 am
How beautiful as interesting - thank you so much Frans and
thank you also for the European's link
 

. (1)
Friday September 27, 2013, 10:41 am
Noted. Thanks Frans.
 

Catherine Turley (193)
Friday September 27, 2013, 2:36 pm
thanks for the forward, Marilyn. ospreys are pretty impressive and it looks like they have some at famosa slough. maybe you can make it there sometime.
 

Veronique L. (215)
Saturday September 28, 2013, 9:21 am
Thank you Frans!
 

Michael M. (59)
Saturday September 28, 2013, 10:56 am
In my experience, some other areas are also fortunately periodic places where the big raptors can survive.
From Sea cliffs far south in Baja to ancient dead trees on Pafici Northwest coasts, Ospreys nest from year to year, sometimes leaving because of human pressures (development, too much access too close via vehicle, gun target pracitce, and nesting failures rsulting from ingestion of the wrong stuff, whether lead-poisoned birds or sea life poisoned by other chemicals (the research can discover just what happened in many cases) - from direct potshots by gun users, and more.

The big Golden Eagles I knew in Southern CA mountains did not leave because of lack of food, but because of far too many humans trekking up their too-roaded, too-trail-developed world.
Consider this.
The Bald Eagles which used to be a big part of this Salmon country here, are gone because of the dams and the diversions emptying the once-salmon-rich rivers, taking the waters upstream of me down far south to grow cotton and support overpopulating humanity. These eagles were shot by gun-happy kids whenever and wherever they were out of sight of people who would stop this toy-death. I have seen and passed among them, arguing with gun-toy people can be dangerous.

THe Condors, the Turkey vultures, these other ecologically necessary beautiful beings also suffer from human arrogation of the landscape. Nature has good ways of recycling, reincarnating life, and the vilifying and poaching of these, too, occur, and as I implied their starvation because of humans.

I understand that even the littlest hawk, the Kestrel some pairs of which I know where I spend most days, are also in trouble. If no one has posted on them, I will .
 

Ruth S. (298)
Saturday September 28, 2013, 11:11 am
Absolutely beautiful!
 

Michael M. (59)
Saturday October 19, 2013, 9:49 am
Yurok tribe here is trying to get California Condor reintroduction.
Thanks for publicising the findings of Audobon Society, even though John James shot everything in order to paint it!
 
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