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  • Crossing borders to save hawks

    Biologist Brian Woodbridge tracks Swainson's hawks from California to Argentina, and discovers that many are being killed by pesticide-contaminated grasshoppers.

  • Coffee is bad for birds

    Migrating songbirds are threatened as Mexican and Central American coffee plantations cut down shade trees to increase the coffee yield.

  • Sting nets bird killers

    A two-year U.S. Fish and Wildlife sting nabs 35 individuals and businesses in the Southwest for killing and selling protected migratory birds.

  • Western raptors on the rise

    The group Hawk Watch International reports that some birds of prey - merlins, ospreys and peregrine falcons - are doing well, although others, including northern goshawks and golden eagles, continue to decline.

  • Crane hunt is contested

    Idaho approves a sandhill crane hunt to appease farmers who are losing crops to the birds.

  • Salvage logging rider barrels into a shy seabird's world

    Under the salvage logging rider, thousands of acres of habitat of the endangered marbled murrelet may be cut in coastal Washington and Oregon.

  • Of raptors and rifles

    Rancher Jim Maitland rescues an injured golden eagle in southwestern Oregon.

  • Bird Brains

    In this book "Bird Brains: The Intelligence of Crows, Ravens, Magpies, and Jays," writer Candace Savage celebrates Corvid IQs.

  • `Goddamn goshawks'

    The Forest Service is blamed when loggers cut trees within yards of a nest of rare goshawk fledglings, causing them to die.

  • Condors ready for takeoff

    Endangered California condors are being released in northern Arizona's Vermillion Cliffs.

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