Researchers take up the cause of the mysterious and maligned Chaco eagle

Researchers take up the cause of the mysterious and maligned Chaco eagle

Fénix, a female Chaco eagle, lived at San Rafael Zoo in Mendoza province, Argentina, until the zoo shut down in 2016. She was later transferred to the Buenos Aires Ecopark, an old zoo that had been converted into a research center, hospital and shelter for animals without a destination. There, she began a difficult training […]

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Dying of curiosity: Why people shoot harpy eagles

Dying of curiosity: Why people shoot harpy eagles

The rancher peers at an enormous bird high in the treetops. Reining in his horse, he squints upward. It’s not moving; maybe it will still be there when he gets back. An hour later, he returns with a gun. The huge animal is still there, motionless. Taking aim, he fires, and the heavy body comes […]

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Handmade nest lures golden eagles back to Highlands estate

Handmade nest lures golden eagles back to Highlands estate

A nest of arm-sized sticks built on a precipitous crag by an octogenarian conservationist dangling from a rope has enticed a pair of golden eagles back to the Highlands of Scotland. The eyrie handmade by Roy Dennis, a renowned conservationist who has masterminded the revival of endangered species across Britain, helped the eagles successfully fledge […]

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Petition: Protect Animals from Convicted Wildlife Murderers

Petition: Protect Animals from Convicted Wildlife Murderers

Hunting has caused huge decreases in the populations of so many different animals across the United States. While some people argue that hunting is a form of population control and conservation control, that is usually untrue. After saving wolves from the brink of extinction in Michigan through various conservation efforts, they were removed from the […]

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Over 700 protected birds confiscated in ‘largest haul in years’

Over 700 protected birds confiscated in ‘largest haul in years’

More than 700 dead protected birds were confiscated by authorities on Thursday in what they say is the largest such haul in six years. In a joint operation, members of the police’s Administrative Law Enforcement unit together with officials from the Environment and Resources Authority, seized birds including eagles, falcons and vultures as well as […]

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“The Eagle’s Way” – Book Review

Last season I read “The Last Wolf” by Jim Crumley and spent a little time afterwards reviewing it. His most recent publication came out this year and is very apt for my new position at Mull Eagle Watch on the Isle of Mull. “The Eagle’s Way” is a book focusing on the two eagle species […]

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Orange County (California) Birds of Prey

Of all the subjects I photograph, birds of prey are my favorite. These predators are birds that hunt for food primarily via flight, using their keen senses, especially vision. Many different species call Orange County, California their home. With some moderate hiking and a small dose of patience, it is possible to capture most of […]

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