The Sibley Guide to Birds #ChewyInfluencer

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Spring is finally arriving in my part of the world, and with it, the return of many birds! birds wildlifeI received this item free of charge from Chewy in exchange for my honest review. Because we usually have a lot of.

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15 Facts about Birds on Born Free USA’s 15th Annual National Bird Day

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Today is Born Free USA’s 15th annual National Bird Day: a day to raise awareness for wild and captive birds everywhere. According to Adam M.

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More on Bird Killings in UK

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Low Prosecution of Bird Crime in Scotland

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New figures show that in the past decade just 26 out of almost 300 cases of illegal poisoning and other crime directed against birds of prey in Scotland has resulted in a successful conviction. Tags: birds wildlife crime UK scotland

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Man Caught Smuggling 200 Birds

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Lots of Birds Being Killed in Ireland and the UK

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It's just weird how many birds are being killed in England, Scotland and Ireland. Tags: wildlife crime UK Ireland May 2010. A horrific total of 6 eagles, 10 buzzards, 3 red kites, a Peregrine falcon and a sparrowhawk have all been poisoned in recent weeks across Ireland, England and Scotland. And these are just the ones that we know about and have been discovered.

Another Bird of Prey Killed in the UK

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What's Up with the UK and Soaring Wildlife Crime?

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The Brits are known for their animal rights activism, but there's been a rise in wildlife crime against all animals. A bird species is near extinction. Tags: wildlife crime UK animal cruelty I don't get it. Apparently they are seen as nuisances. Badgers are being caught for dog-baiting. Bats are being targeted.

Monkeys Stolen from UK Wildlife Park

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Thieves have stolen two monkeys from an enclosure at a wildlife park, police said today. The female squirrel monkeys were snatched after raiders broke into the Cotswold Wildlife Park, near Burford, Oxfordshire, last night. My fear is that the two stolen will end up in a bird cage in someone's lounge.". Tags: wildlife crime monkeys Horrible and cruel. I can't imagine the trauma the older monkey is going through. I hope they are returned.

Environmental Groups Call For End To USDA Wildlife Killing

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of Wildlife Services , which is involved in mainly predator control programs (coyotes are a big target). From WildEarth Guardians: WildEarth Guardians’ research reveals this agency is: • Biologically Unsound - Wildlife Services uses a “sledgehammer approach” to wildlife management, meaning over one million animals are killed each year using non-selective killing controls such as poisons, traps, and aerial gunning. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist and killed his dog.

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Pale Male Has New Chicks

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birds hawks pale male wildlife new york cityI've been following Pale Male (the red-tailed hawk that lives in Central Park) since over 5 years ago when his nest was destroyed by ritzy apartment dwellers and it created a major international outcry.

First snow of 2014, a time lapse

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If you look closely you will see a few birds too, small and large. The little birds are called juncos, and they love to come eat our walnuts. just for fun wildlife I saw that we had snow in the forecast yesterday, so I set up our time lapse camera just for fun to capture it.

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Animal Release in Asia

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Here's an interesting perspective on the practice of some religious groups' (such as Buddhist monks') practice of purchasing birds from pet stores and then releasing them. This writer contends that the birds are not suited to the wild and actually end up starving or being eaten by cats. Also, the practice of purchase and release creates a market for the capture of these birds in the first place. Tags: birds buddhism wildlife asia

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Manakins Moonwalk

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A bird called a manakin has an amazing way of getting the attention of potiential mates! In what looks like a “moonwalk” this little bird slides on a tree branch with the greatest of ease. wildlife

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Hen Harriers Persecuted in Britain

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These birds of prey are being seriously threatened by shootings, poisonings and other attempts to disrupt breeding on grouse moors, probably by gamekeepers on estates. Grouse are a bird species which the hen harriers hunt and their population is also declining. One of Britain's most threatened birds of prey, the hen harrier, is being almost entirely eradicated from grouse moors because of systematic persecution, a new report has found.

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Create the perfect habitat for animals in your garden

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These serve a couple of important roles – foliage provides cover for animals and a defense against predators, and flowers attract insects, which in turn attract insectivores such as hedgehogs, shrews and a variety of birds. wildlife

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It’s a boy! Baby bottlenosed dolphin born!

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Discovery Cove is an all-inclusive day resort experience where guests enjoy a one-of-a-kind opportunity to swim with dolphins, snorkel with rays and tropical fish, hand-feed exotic birds and relax on pristine beaches. cute animals dolphins wildlife

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First C-Section Performed on a Shark!

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Discovery Cove is an all-inclusive day resort experience where guests enjoy a one-of-a-kind opportunity to swim with dolphins, snorkel with rays and tropical fish, hand-feed exotic birds and relax on pristine beaches. sharks wildlife Orlando, Fla.

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SeaWorld Orlando Caring for Orphaned Sandhill Crane Chick

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Once SeaWorld’s veterinarians thoroughly examined the bird, it was determined to be in perfect health. cute animals people helping animals rescues wildlife crane cute seaworld seaworld orlando wildlife rescue

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It’s a girl! Discovery Cove welcomes new dolphin.

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Discovery Cove is an all-inclusive day resort experience where guests enjoy a one-of-a-kind opportunity to swim with dolphins, snorkel with rays and tropical fish, hand-feed exotic birds and relax on pristine beaches. wildlife

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Keeping Ducks and Geese as Pets

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Unlike older birds, ducklings (young ducks) and goslings (young geese) do not have waterproofing on their feathers. guest post wildlife Ducks and geese may not be a particularly unusual sight in the wild, but have you ever thought about keeping them as pets?

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TRAFFIC Says Malaysian Raid Proves Organized Crime Link

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A police raid that uncovered 42 stolen vehicles and a mini-zoo of exotic animals in Taman Wahyu here yesterday is proof that wildlife trafficking is linked to organised crime, said wildlife trade monitoring group TRAFFIC. Police said the vehicles were stolen from impound yards and were worth nearly RM1 million while at least two Birds of Paradise found in the warehouse in Taman Wahyu were said to be worth RM1 million each on the black market. From the Malaysian Insider.

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“You Want Farm Animals to Go Extinct!”

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They live like any other normal wild bird, and are happy and free. Tags: Animal Rights Farmed Animals Veganism chickens omnivores pictures wildlife This is one of my favorite responses from omnivores when they find out that I would love it if the whole world stopped eating animals. “But what would we do with all the animals that are currently on farms? They’d have to die–we can’t possibly keep them all around if they’re going to serve no purpose.*

Keeping Ducks and Geese as Pets

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Unlike older birds, ducklings (young ducks) and goslings (young geese) do not have waterproofing on their feathers. guest post wildlife Ducks and geese may not be a particularly unusual sight in the wild, but have you ever thought about keeping them as pets?

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Northern Arapahoes Given Right to Kill Eagles for Religious Purposes

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Fish and Wildlife Service granted a permit March 9 to the Northern Arapaho Tribe allowing it either to kill or capture and release two bald eagles this year. They say the tribe could raise captive birds, or accept eagle feathers or carcasses already available from a federal repository that collects birds killed by power lines or other causes. bald eagle us fish and wildlife religion native americans hunting us tribesFrom the Seattle PI.

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Australian Fireman Honored by Animal Rights Activists

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The defendant faces 21 counts of murder, and Peta also wants to see him charged with cruelty to animals (as) it has been reported that over a million native animals may have been killed in the fires in Victoria, including kangaroos, koalas, possums, lizards and birds,' Peta said in a statement. Tags: wildlife crime natural disaster australia animal rescue wildlife PETA The fireman who saved Sam the Koala is now an international Youtube star.

Portugal Pursued by EU for Poor Environmental Policies

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The resort falls within a site protected by the Habitats Directive and in the vicinity of a Special Area of Conservation for wild birds (Costa Sudoeste sites). Tags: habitat europe portugal environment wildlife endangered species Oh, it's no surprise that the Portuguese are allowing rampant development for tourism. But I'm glad the EU is calling them on it. From the Portugal News.

Many Animals Dying in Australian Wildfires

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Not only did we not think about the impact of the Australian wildfires on wildlife, but we didn't see the AP story on our very own sidebar. While the scope of the wildlife devastation was still unclear, it was likely to be enormous, {Jon Rowdon, president of the rescue group Wildlife Victoria} said. Hundreds of burned, stressed and dehydrated animals — including kangaroos, koalas, lizards and birds — have already arrived at shelters across the scorched region.

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Finally. Jasmine the Greyhound

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In an act of kindness, the police took the dog, which was a Greyhound female, to the nearby Nuneaton Warwickshire Wildlife Sanctuary, run by a man named Geoff Grewcock and known as a willing haven for Animals abandoned, orphaned or otherwise in need.

Saving Pelican 895

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Directed by Academy-Award nominee Irene Taylor Brodsky (HBO’s “The Final Inch” and “Hear and Now”) the film is the story of the 895th pelican to be rescued and rehabilitated by a dedicated team of wildlife experts and everyday people, many of whom travel the world responding to oil disasters. This tale of a single bird, and the compassionate people deployed to save him, shows how the process of saving one life restored a degree of humanity for the rest of us.

Ag Subsidies Cut for Scottish Landowner Using Pesticides

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It's the largest civil penalty imposed under EU legislation in which wildlife protection is a condition for receiving funds from the EU's Single Farm Payment Scheme. He owns the Glenogil estate in Angus and has suffered the largest ever financial penalty under European Union legislation that demands landowners protect wildlife to qualify for farm subsidies. Mr Dodd denies there has been any persecution of birds of prey on his estate.

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On Blogs, Films and.

Animal Person

I placed her in one of my injured wildlife boxes and drive the couple of miles to Busch Wildlife Sanctuary. No matter what you think of them and their connection to Jack Hanna and the fact that they use their injured animals for "educational purposes," they have a fantastic facility to rehabilitate and release wildlife. First the news, in case you haven't heard: Animal Acres in Los Angeles now has a blog by Philip called Vegan Sanctuary. Check it out!

Disneynature Earth Q&A

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I also loved the birds of paradise. As soon as you get into that situation, I think you’re breaking the first rule of wildlife film making, which is to record and never interfere in any way with the animals at all.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

8): Increasingly, we are observing that our efforts to reach sustainable balances for wildlife populations are being confounded by the spread of infectious disease. Whether it is the Ebola virus in gorillas, the H5N1 avian influenza virus in birds or SARS, we are understanding that the implications of infectious disease for wildlife and humans are becoming one and the same. 8, 2006 The writer is director of the Field Veterinary Program, Wildlife Conservation Society

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