Area of Focus: Raptors

January 22, 2024

How much is a vagrant Steller’s sea eagle worth?

Researchers quantify the dollar value of a random vagrant appearance of an exotic bird

December 14, 2023

Two men accused in eagle ‘killing spree’

The men are charged with wildlife trafficking and violating the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act

October 18, 2023

Avian flu vaccine shows promise for California condors

The USFWS plans to release vaccinated birds into the wild

August 31, 2023

Commercial rodenticide found in birds of prey

Researchers don’t yet know how harmful the poison is to raptors

August 9, 2023

Florida’s bald eagles rebound from hurricane

Although many of their nests were destroyed, most pairs rebuilt

August 7, 2023

Painting a single turbine blade saves birds’ lives

The technique resulted in a 70% drop in bird deaths

July 24, 2023

N.Y. to study nonlead ammo to benefit eagles

The state is recruiting hunters for a multiyear study

July 7, 2023

Montana eagles face widespread lead exposure

Their lead levels are highest in months directly following hunting season

June 2, 2023

Ontario removes bald eagles from species-at-risk list

The provincial environment minister cites banning DDT and efforts to improve sustainability as reasons for raptor’s recovery

April 11, 2023

Avian flu responsible for three condor deaths

Other condors await testing for the deadly virus