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Eagles and Ospreys: When Birds of Prey Clash

Eagles and Ospreys: When Birds of Prey Clash

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 14, 2019 0

Proud, powerful and the national symbol of the United States, bald eagles are birds of prey that are extremely territorial during nesting season but highly social at other times. They use their talons to

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“Bird Years” and the Year of the Bird, 2018

“Bird Years” and the Year of the Bird, 2018

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 19, 2017 0

Wildlife science has many measurements; for example, “carrying capacity,” “depredations” or “translocations.” But there’s a new scale I recently came across: “bird years lost.” A bird year is a quantity devised by ornithologist Daniel

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Five Live Critter Cams for Summer Viewing

Five Live Critter Cams for Summer Viewing

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 12, 2016 0

We just passed the unofficial middle of summer, July 4. With that marker comes a usual complaint: there’s nothing to watch on TV. But now that most regular programs are on hiatus, I’ve found

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Centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty: Will It Survive Another 100 Years?

Centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty: Will It Survive Another 100 Years?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 9, 2016 8

On December 10, 2015, an 18-year-old southeastern Texas man shot two whooping cranes in a rural area located about 18 miles west of Beaumont, Texas. He said he was hunting ducks. Whooping cranes are

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