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Nature News #37

Bird News Montana proposes to relocate sage grouse to Alberta ‘Super-toxic’ rat poisons killing BC’s rare barn owls and other wildlife Rescued eagle euthanized Mammal News Wolverines are stuck in an ecological catch-22 Arctic hybrids not a good sign, warn … Continue reading

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Nature News #34

Bird News Calgary-based company fined $125K for oil spill that killed 300 birds Injured rare bird beats the odds in Calgary Piping plover populations in Nova Scotia halved Rare swans make Quebec mine home African frog could help save Canadian bird … 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 #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 #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 #21

Bird News The Peregrine falcon population is on the rise in Ontario, but concern still exists about the low population numbers. A 65 year old bird lover in rural Saskatchewan will be closing his home-based rescue shelter after being told … Continue reading

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Nature News #15

Bird News A Bristle-thighed Curlew spotted in on Vancouver Island at Tofino, BC this week is only the second sighting of the bird in Canada. Rare visitors from Alaska – Aleutian Geese – were seen at Campell River, BC on … Continue reading

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Nature News #13

Bird News Conservationists are concerned for the Northern Gannet population in Quebec, who migrate to the Gulf of Mexico in October. Two Toronto-area men have been fined $1,500 for shooting two Trumpeter swans in a Wildlife Management Area. Inuit hunters … Continue reading

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Nature News #12

Bird News Two pairs of endangered Piping Plovers being monitored by Bird Studies Canada have nested on land protected by The Nature Conservancy in Nova Scotia. The US Migratory Bird Conservation Commission has approved a total of $35.7 million for … Continue reading

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