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  • Are we smart enough to solve our raven problem?

    Are we smart enough to solve our raven problem?

    As ravens spread, they’re finding friends and foes in Western states. Subscribers only

  • The Latest: First federal prosecution of wind farm bird deaths

    The Latest: First federal prosecution of wind farm bird deaths

    Million dollar fine for Duke Energy in Wyoming.

  • For the birds

    For the birds

    Scott Rashid rescues and rehabilitates owls, eagles and other birds at his house in Estes Park, Colo.

  • Getting the lead out

    Condor 134’s harrowing experience with lead poisoning exemplifies these endangered birds’ greatest challenge – which some advocates hope to ease by banning lead bullets in California

  • Watching with wonder a parliament of snowy owls

    The writer spends time watching snowy owls

  • Tribal religion trumps eagle protection

    A recent court ruling on the ceremonial killing of eagles by American Indians collides with the Endangered Species Act, possibly sending the issue to the Supreme Court

  • The West is not a zoo

    The Peregrine Fund has proven that it can breed and release endangered birds of prey as often as it needs to, but do we want to treat Western wildlife like a crop of annual flowers that has to be re-seeded every year?

  • Bred for success

    The Peregrine Fund has mastered the art of breeding aplomado falcons and other endangered birds of prey, but critics say the organization is blind to the importance of wildlife habitat

  • Watch out for hijackers in national parks

    The writer gets held up by ravens in two national parks

  • Falcon's future rests on a definition

    Endangered aplomado falcons already in New Mexico may lose protection under a controversial Fish and Wildlife Service plan to release captive-bred birds as a "nonessential experimental population."

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