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November biggest month for wildlife collisions: Hawk Watch sees decreases: High levels of toxics in Columbia River fish

November is biggest month for wildlife/car collisions in Oregon During the last several years, more drivers have reported being involved in traffic crashes with wildlife on Oregon roads during November than any other month of the year. Read the press release from Oregon State Police. Hawk Watch sees decreases in kestrels and golden eagles Mt. … Continue reading


Cooper’s hawk killed; stink bug arrives; speak out against wolf killing; Paws for a Cause coming up

Cooper’s hawk killed by HawkWatch net at Mt. Hood Despite Hawkwatch International‘s good intentions of catching and tagging migrating raptors for research, it was bound to happen sooner or later — the death of a captured bird. But we don’t know how often fatalities have occurred since the organization began trapping migrating raptors in 1995 … Continue reading


Help identifying wild birds; inmates raise rare frogs, butterflies

Help identifying wild birds Check out this great resource — Tricky Bird Identifications — from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology for figuring out who’s who at your birdfeeder. You may also want to participate in Cornell’s Project FeederWatch. Washington state inmates raise rare frogs, butterflies Washington state inmates have been working as ecological research assistants, partnering … Continue reading