Tag: Raptors

October 30, 2017

WSB: Seeking bullets lethal to small mammals, not scavengers

At MPG Ranch, a conservation ranch in Montana’s Bitterroot Valley, most of the golden eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) wintering on the property have elevated concentrations of lead in their blood. Much...

December 16, 2016

Close encounters of a raptor kind

In mid-November, the Wildlife Services-Missouri program gave Jefferson City Boys and Girls Club an up-close and personal experience with common raptors.  With assistance from the Wildlife Club of Lincoln University,...

September 7, 2016

Health checks for continent’s condors

Twice a year biologists, staff and volunteers at the Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge live-capture California condors, part of a remarkable effort to recover North America’s largest, highest-flying, and most...

April 1, 2016

Video: DC bald eagle cam draws national attention

An eagle family has become Washington D.C.’s favorite new reality TV stars thanks to a live webcam feed. Watch as a pair of adult bald eagles watches over two recent...

November 16, 2015

Wild Cam: Massive Study Reveals Raptor Ranges

A massive camera trap project is revealing range data on eagles, hawks, vultures and other birds of prey. The AppalachianEagles project has generated over 3 million photos so far from...

October 9, 2015

TWS Member Identifies Strategies to Protect Snowy Plovers

Some birds seem to have more enemies than friends. While coyotes, foxes, crows, ravens and raptors like harriers and owls are always looking to make an easy meal of the...

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April 3, 2015

Golden Eagle Relocated to WY Informs Biologists

Wildlife Services often partners with other federal agencies. Last August, when WS qualified airport wildlife biologists Ben Allen and Justin Crump captured a golden eagle that was threatening (and threatened...