Hunters say non-toxic ammo hard to find as 7th lead-poisoned eagle found – Nova Scotia – CBC News

Hunters say it is too difficult to get their hands on non-toxic ammunition in Nova Scotia, even with the push to move away from the lead rounds whose fragments can poison eagles scavenging on the remains of shot animals. There are renewed concerns about birds ingesting lead as the Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre near Truro, More...

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By Bookmarklet On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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‘They can’t tell you where it hurts’: AVC’s wildlife program plans fundraiser – Prince Edward Island – CBC News

P.E.I.’s Atlantic Veterinary College Wildlife Service is looking to share the work it does with the public, and raise a little money for that work at the same time. The service is holding a fundraiser More...

By Bookmarklet On Saturday, December 31st, 2016
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Seagull dyed orange after falling into a vat of curry

A seagull has been nicknamed Gullfrazie after falling into a vat of curry – chicken tikka masala to be precise – and coming out bright orange. The bird took a tumble while trying to pinch some meat from the More...

By Bookmarklet On Monday, December 26th, 2016
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Year End Best – Did Canuck the crow swoop off with a knife from a Vancouver crime scene? – British Columbia – CBC News

Canuck the crow, Vancouver’s most notorious bird, is being accused of flying away with a knife from a crime scene.  The crow has quite a reputation in Vancouver and its antics More...

By Bookmarklet On Monday, December 26th, 2016
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Year End Best – Photographer crawls through mud to rescue trapped eagle | abc7ny.com

A nature photographer crawled through thick mud to rescue a trapped white-tailed eagle near the Polish town of Swinoujscie. With a rope attached to dry land, Krzysztof Chomicz dragged himself through the More...

By Bookmarklet On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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The longest-running wildlife census in the world is counting birds now – The Washington Post

By Nicholas Lund December 19 at 10:30 AM From left, Laysa Hedjar, Hisao Yatsuhashi, Chris Murray, Nicholas Lund and Katherine Youngbluth make their way through the woodlands of Battery Kemble Park in D.C. as More...

By Bookmarklet On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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Edmonton Christmas Bird Count to go ahead this weekend | Metro Edmonton

By: Sarah Hoyles/For Metro Gerald Romanchuk will have his eyes to the sky this Sunday when he heads out for the Edmonton Christmas Bird Count. This will be the 15th year he’s joined hundreds of Edmontonians More...

By Bookmarklet On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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Best of Live Cam – Baby Long-Eared owls | Explore.org

long-eared owl nest cam The Owl Nest Cam features Long-Eared Owls (abbreviated LEOW). LEOWs get their name from prominent “ear” tufts. As you will see from watching the owl nest cam, More...

By Bookmarklet On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Great Escape: Mongolia’s Altai Kazakh Eagle Hunters Festival

“Welcome to Bayan-Ölgii,” says Canat, “a strong country, for and with strong people.” Our host and the organiser of the Altai Kazakh Eagle Festival – the reason for our visit – he knows the More...

By Lauren St. Germain On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Rescuers struggle to save blue heron with fishing line wrapped around its beak | WTVC

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn — A photo posted to Facebook by Heather Sutherland shows a blue heron with fishing line wrapped around its beak. The blue heron was perched on a pier near the Chickamauga Dam. Both the TWRA More...