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 Eagles Nesting Pair Reported Near Bridgewater

Wildlife News
11 December 2017

In 2017, there are more than 150 nesting pairs of eagles in the state including 4 in Somerset County.

Read More: https://patch.com/new-jersey/bridgewater/bald-eagles-nesting-pair-reported-near-bridgewater
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N.J. bald eagle population still growing, but competitionís up, too

Wildlife News11 December 2017

Bald eagle numbers continued to increase in New Jersey in 2017, with 178 nest sites monitored, up from 172 last year.

Read More: http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/breaking/n-j-bald-eagle-population-still-growing-but-competition-s/article_9f682785-af18-5a7c-aae2-38866dd636a3.html
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Poisoned Bald Eagle Highlights Lead Bullet Controversy

Wildlife News8 December 2017

Bald eagles are scavengers and commonly feed on the poisoned remains of animals shot with lead bullets.

Read More: https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/12/eagle-death-lead-poisoning-ammunition-bullets-spd/
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Eagleís Nest Complicates CPV Pipeline Battle

Wildlife News4 December 2017

A bald eagleís nest rests in a pine tree near the path of the yet-to-be pipeline to the Competitive Power Ventures power plant in Wawayanda.

Read More: http://www.recordonline.com/news/20171204/eagles-nest-complicates-cpv-pipeline-battle
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New Camera Being Installed At the Haysí Bald Eagle Nest

Wildlife News1 December 2017

New cameras are being installed at the bald eaglesí nest in Hays.

Read More: http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2017/12/01/new-camera-being-installed-at-the-hays-eagle-nest/
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Greenbrier bald eagles victims of lead poisoning

Wildlife News1 December 2017

Two ailing eagles found by property owners near Alderson and Caldwell in Greenbrier County on Thursday were found to have toxic levels of lead in their systems.

Read More: https://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/greenbrier-bald-eagles-victims-of-lead-poisoning/article_7a34877f-0875-5668-8d95-5042b00c9d6e.html
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Bald Eagles Duel over a fish at Lake Junaluska

Wildlife News1 December 2017

Danny Young, a professional nature photographer from Hollywood Georgia, captured these images at Lake Junaluska.

Read More: http://www.themountaineer.com/news/bald-eagles-duel-over-a-fish-at-lake-junaluska/article_bb98e506-d5ec-11e7-94e0-2b658b4ad7ea.html
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Bradenton bald eagle electrocuted

Wildlife News29 November 2017

Eagle bodies are shipped to National Eagle Repository in Colorado.

Read More: https://www.yourobserver.com/article/bradenton-bald-eagle-electrocuted

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