Hawk-Eagle Sweep in Costa Rica

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Like a Northern Goshawk on steroids with fancy plumage, these birds can take small monkeys, opossums, ibis, toucans, macaws, and other medium-sized animals of the rainforest. A major year bird, one of my partner’s most wanted species, I hope I can go back to that site with her and refind this hunter of oropendolas, guans, and other large birds. The tropical habitats of Costa Rica are home to a surprising number of raptor species.

Last Gasp for Sandhill Cranes—Act Now!

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All eight hunters on the commission think it’s a good idea to shoot cranes in Kentucky. Why allow hunters to shoot right into the middle of them? 4.Eastern flyway breeding populations appear to be maxing out their available habitat, and are subject to abundant natural limitations such as ground predation by coyotes, foxes, raccoons and opossums. As you’ll remember, Kentucky’s Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources unanimously passed its sandhill crane hunting proposal.

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Wildlife Rehabilitator War Wounds

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Most of mine are small mammals,” said Denise Hunter. When I rescued a mother opossum and her babies from a trashcan full of filthy water, she bit my finger,” said Bettina Bowers. And it wasn’t even the opossum, it was the nasty water.”. “My Injured wildlife are not the most cooperative of patients. Most of them think we’re trying to eat them, not help them. Frightened and defensive, they react accordingly.