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Eagle-eyed Everett photographer captures nature in action

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EVERETT. WASH.

A bald eagle dove out of the sky, talons aimed at a family of ducks swimming on Silver LakeThe ducklings hid underwater, while mom squawked away. After several attempts, the eagle wrapped his talons around one of the ducklings and flew away.
The moms and dads, ducks they mate for life — but dad hasn’t been around for a few weeks, so I think the babies are orphans — or at least fatherless

“Bless her heart, mama duck came up and stared death in the face and was fighting that eagle with all she had,” Hricziscse said. “It was heartbreaking.” 

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A Bald Eagle Now Calls Hershey's ZooAmerica Wildlife Park Home

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ZooAmerica acquired a female bald eagle from Juniata County in Pennsylvania, about 60 miles away from Hershey,where she was found with a wing injury. The country’s national bird and symbol of the United States, the bald eagle is one of the largest raptors found in North America. Once on the endangered species list, this bird of prey remains federally protected. The bird, which will be named at the Zoo's member event in August, is living in the Northlands section of ZooAmerica.

 

We are very excited to have added a bald eagle to our collection at ZooAmerica, especially since we’re a North American-themed zoo,” said general curator Dale Snyder. “To have our national emblem here is special for us, and it’s an impressive bird to feature.”

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Wind Turbines Cause Dark Nights for Bats

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The big knock on wind turbines has been that they’re dangerous to birds. But researchers have found that they actually kill more bats, and the reason why has been a mystery–until now.

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African lark soon to be extinct

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The Sidamo lark could soon be the first bird on mainland Africa to die out since modern records began.

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Climate link to mockingbird songs

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Unpredictable weather seems to stimulate chatter among birds - as well as humans - according to researchers.

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