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  • Declining seabird may drop off the endangered list

    The Fish and Wildlife Service has announced plans to remove the marbled murrelet from the endangered species list, despite the small seabird’s declining numbers

  • The Ardent Birder

    The Ardent Birder, written by Todd Newberry and delightfully illustrated by Gene Holtan, salutes the "lovely madness" of bird-watching

  • Toxic bird feed

    Oregon biologist James Larison has found that 46 percent of the ptarmigans he tested had toxic levels of the trace metal cadmium in their kidneys.

  • Great Backyard Bird Count

    The Great Backyard Bird Count takes place Feb. 16-19, 2001, sponsored by the National Audubon Society and Cornell University's Laboratory of Ornithology.

  • Of raptors, rats and roadkill

    "Raptor Room News: A Non-Scientific Journal of Goings-On" is the voice of the Northern Rockies Raptor Center, which has been nursing injured birds back to health for 12 years.

  • Owl things considered

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has designated 4.6 billion acres in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah as critical habitat for the Mexican spotted owl, but the Center for Biological Diversity says that is not enough and plans to sue.

  • 84-year-old bird law no match for the military

    Congress has exempted the U.S. military from an international law , the 1918 Migratory Bird Treaty Act, in a move environmentalists fear sets a bad precedent.

  • Silent swans in Yellowstone

    Population of trumpeter swans in Yellowstone National Park down due to competition from other birds.

  • Oil, feathers and EPA

    Oil pits kill thousands of migrating birds.

  • Hawk sees opportunity, snatches it

    A hawk snatches a garter snake off a sleeping teenager's chest in a remarkable incident in Montana.

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