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Nature News #33

Bird News Kitchener, ON bakery fined $60,000 for depositing oil harmful to migratory birds Despite conservation season, snow goose numbers continue to grow BC birders flock to see first-ever sighting in BC interior of a little blue heron Rare white-winged … Continue reading

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Nature News #30

Bird News Scientists in Nova Scotia are working to protect roseate tern habitats. Syncrude blames freezing rain for the most recent duck deaths at tailings pond. More than 390 birds have now died after landing on the tailings ponds owned … Continue reading

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Nature News #29

Bird News Researchers who have tagged Canadian gannets say up to a third of the population is threatened by the BP oil spill. An ATV rider in New Brunswick has been fined $500 for disturbing endangered piping plovers’ nesting grounds. … Continue reading

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Nature News #28

Bird News A Canada goose with a natural feather disorder is being helped by caring man in ON. A poacher in New Brunswick has received heavy fines and had his licence suspended for hunting black scoters. Sightings of turkey vultures … Continue reading

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Nature News #27

Bird News Researchers tracking the migration of a red knot have documented an annual flight of 26,700 km between its Argentinian wintering grounds and breeding site in Nunavut. Levels of toxic mercury in the eggs of water birds downstream from … Continue reading

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Nature News #26

Bird News The Sprague’s pipit, a threatened species in Canada for 10 years, will not get help in the US because “federal wildlife officials are too busy saving other species to conduct the studies and hold meetings necessary to get … Continue reading

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Nature News #24

Bird News Sea bird experts from around the world are meeting in Victoria, BC next week for the first World Sea Bird Conference, focusing on science, conservation and information sharing. The first-ever active sandhill crane nest discovered in New Brunswick … Continue reading

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Nature News #23

Bird News A research project on Vancouver Island is working on the problem of estuarine marshes being damaged by expanding populations of Canada Geese. An innovative restoration technique for the Lewis’s woodpecker is underway in BC, with workers creating rot … Continue reading

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Nature News #19

Bird News Nova Scotia Piping plovers’ annual migration patterns are changing, with later nesting times making them more prone to disturbances. Experts are worried that the white pelican, a threatened species in Ontario, may not survive after their winter migration … Continue reading

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Nature News #16

Bird News Nova Scotia will start its cull of Canada geese early this year because populations have grown  rapidly since the birds were introduced from Ontario. St. Lawrence Islands National park has three active bald eagle nests that have produced … Continue reading

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