Welcome to the Wildlife News Topic.

Hancock Wildlife Foundation (HWF) was established to further promote the knowledge and understanding of Wildlife through science and education.

This topic is for you to bring in any wildlife stories you may come across.
Your local news may report on some thing that will be of wider interest.
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Bald eagle gets new chance at life thanks to Tri-Staters

Wildlife News
21 October 2017


A bald eagle is getting a new chance at life thanks to a group of people in the Tri-State.
14NEWS.COM

Read More: http://www.14news.com/story/36651412/bald-eagle-gets-new-chance-at-life-thanks-to-tri-staters#
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Smithfield man gets home confinement, probation for killing bald eagle

Wildlife News23 October 2017


A Smithfield man who admitted to killing a bald eagle on his property was sentenced on Monday.
WAVY.COM

Read More: http://wavy.com/2017/10/23/smithfield-man-gets-home-confinement-probation-for-killing-bald-eagle/
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Kalkaska Co. Bald Eagle Released Into Wild After Surviving Near-Death Experience

Wildlife News22 October 2017


“It totally warms my heart to see people come out and witness this. It’s a glorious sight.” From the brink of death – an eagle ….
9AND10NEWS.COM

Read More: http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article180256826.html
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Why are more bald eagles nesting in Kentucky?

Wildlife News21 October 2017


The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources says 164 pairs of bald eagles netsted in Kentucky in 2017, the highest number on record.
KENTUCKY.COM

Read More: http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article180256826.html
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Maine bald eagle euthanized after being found shot

Wildlife News21 October 2017


It is believed the eagle was shot with a shotgun sometime between the afternoon of Wednesday, October 11 and Friday, October 13.
BANGORDAILYNEWS.COM

Read More: https://bangordailynews.com/2017/10/21/news/penobscot/maine-bald-eagle-euthanized-after-being-found-shot/
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Bald eagle released after recovering from West Nile Virus

Wildlife News18 October 2017


NANITOWOC COUNTY, Wis. – A majestic sight took flight Tuesday, as a bald eagle is back in the wild after wildlife rescuers say it almost died. The bird was found along a road in Manitowoc County. The diagnosis? A severe case of West Nile virus.
FOX11ONLINE.COM

Read More: http://fox11online.com/news/local/bald-eagle-released-after-recovering-from-west-nile-virus
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Lead poisoning in Pa. bald eagles on the rise

Wildlife News14 October 2017


An increasing number of bald eagles have been admitted to wildlife-rehabilitation centers across Pennsylvania exhibiting signs of illness such as weakness, lethargy, emaciation, labored respiration and drooping wings.
BRADFORDERA.COM

Read More: http://www.bradfordera.com/news/lead-poisoning-in-pa-bald-eagles-on-the-rise/article_acdb1914-b06a-11e7-8dd3-4bc98fbe93f4.html
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World's Largest Gathering of Bald Eagles at Harrison Mills, BC

Wildlife News


Time to start thinking about attending the 22nd annual Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival if you haven't already.

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More detailed information, including time and place of David Hancock's talks, etc are at www.fvbef.ca

There are no more seats on the Fraser River Safari boat tour with David Hancock during the festival but there is a long wait list for cancellations.  However, if you want to come out on the boat with us on Saturday, Nov. 25, or Sunday, Dec. 3rd there are still seats available. www.fraserriversafari.com

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