Birds

June 06, 2017 - 7:37 am
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — Wildlife officials say storms earlier this year have washed away most of the pelican nests near one section of the South Carolina coast. Felicia Sanders with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources told The Post and Courier of Charleston ( http://bit.ly/...
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In this undated image released by PBS, a brown bear catches salmon at Brooks Falls Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska. PBS is collaborating with the BBC on a live nature series set in Alaska this July, where cameras will attempt to capture bears, eagles, wolves and whales in their natural habitat.  (Gareth Wildman/PBS via AP)
May 22, 2017 - 6:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — PBS is collaborating with the BBC on a special live event this summer where cameras will try to catch bears, wolves, eagles and other wildlife in their natural habitat in Alaska. "Wild Alaska Live" will air over three nights on PBS on July 23, 26 and 30. Cameras placed in the...
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This May 2016 photo provided by Matt Tarr shows a prairie warbler in southeastern New Hampshire. Scientists will be banding scores of song birds in 2017 like the prairie warbler to better understand how they are using forests in New Hampshire and Maine that have been changed either by transmission lines or logging. (Matt Tarr via AP)
May 21, 2017 - 8:33 am
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Transmission lines may be eyesores for most people but for songbirds, the forest around them might just be critical habitat. A team of researchers want to see if these birds are populating land cleared along the route of a powerline — as well as areas that have been recently...
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May 12, 2017 - 2:54 pm
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A stray emu that had become notorious throughout a three-day span in southern New Mexico has been captured by law enforcement. Authorities caught up with the emu Tuesday after about 40 minutes of trying to lasso it on an interstate. Calls about the bird started coming into...
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May 12, 2017 - 2:46 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis man says he shouldn't have been ticketed for using a plastic bat to protect his 4-year-old son from an aggressive Canada goose. James McDaniel tells WXIN-TV ( http://bit.ly/2qAh4SQ ) that the goose came across a field and chased his son, so he struck it with the...
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In this March 22, 2017 photo, two shag chicks sit on a nest with their mother at Zealandia in Wellington, New Zealand. People across New Zealand are embracing an environmental goal so ambitious it’s been compared to putting a man on the moon: ridding the entire nation of every last rat, opossum and stoat. The idea is to give a second chance to the unusual birds that ruled this South Pacific nation before humans arrived 800 years ago. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
May 12, 2017 - 6:10 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand has set itself an environmental goal so ambitious it's been compared to putting a man on the moon: ridding the entire nation of every last rat, possum and stoat. The idea is to give a second chance to the distinctive birds that once ruled this South...
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In this March 22, 2017 photo, two shag chicks sit on a nest with their mother at Zealandia in Wellington, New Zealand. People across New Zealand are embracing an environmental goal so ambitious it’s been compared to putting a man on the moon: ridding the entire nation of every last rat, opossum and stoat. The idea is to give a second chance to the unusual birds that ruled this South Pacific nation before humans arrived 800 years ago. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
May 12, 2017 - 12:46 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand has set itself an environmental goal so ambitious it's been compared to putting a man on the moon: ridding the entire nation of every last rat, opossum and stoat. The idea is to give a second chance to the distinctive birds that once ruled this South...
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In this March 22, 2017 photo, two shag chicks sit on a nest with their mother at Zealandia in Wellington, New Zealand. People across New Zealand are embracing an environmental goal so ambitious it’s been compared to putting a man on the moon: ridding the entire nation of every last rat, opossum and stoat. The idea is to give a second chance to the unusual birds that ruled this South Pacific nation before humans arrived 800 years ago. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
May 11, 2017 - 8:34 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand has set itself an environmental goal so ambitious it's been compared to putting a man on the moon: ridding the entire nation of every last rat, opossum and stoat. The idea is to give a second chance to the distinctive birds that once ruled this South...
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In this March 22, 2017 photo, two shag chicks sit on a nest with their mother at Zealandia in Wellington, New Zealand. People across New Zealand are embracing an environmental goal so ambitious it’s been compared to putting a man on the moon: ridding the entire nation of every last rat, opossum and stoat. The idea is to give a second chance to the unusual birds that ruled this South Pacific nation before humans arrived 800 years ago. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
May 11, 2017 - 8:28 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand has set itself an environmental goal so ambitious it's been compared to putting a man on the moon: ridding the entire nation of every last rat, opossum and stoat. The idea is to give a second chance to the distinctive birds that once ruled this South...
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May 09, 2017 - 7:58 am
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A popular bald eagle hatched at Virginia's Norfolk Botanical Gardens had to be euthanized after being shot. The Virginian-Pilot reports ( http://bit.ly/2qlXRo4 ) the 7-year-old male eagle named Camellia was shot Saturday in Chesapeake. Officials say the eagle had over 20...
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