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Victoria Owl Cam to Be Featured on CFAX Radio

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For those on Vancouver Island who can tune into CFAX,. 1070 AM on the radio dial, there will be an interview tomorrow, Monday, March 11 with Jeff Krieger from Wild ARC in Victoria.  Jeff will be talking about our HWF web cam on the Great Horned Owls who are raising their three owlets in the planter of an office building.  The time of the interview is supposed to be from 12:45 PM to 1:00 PM.

For those not in the area the podcast can be listened to after the broadcast here:

http://www.cfax1070.com/Media/CFAX-Podcasts

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UpdateToSaanichOwlCamStory

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CHEK TV News ran the story on their newscast last night.  You can see it here around the 15:50 mark.

http://www.cheknews.ca/index.php?option ... Itemid=126

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Saanich owl family lands online reality show

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By Saanich News
Published: March 07, 2013 04:00 PM
Updated: March 08, 2013 02:22 PM

 

The big mama shoots me a death glare – her scowling amber eyes never leave mine as three little puffballs tuck into her chest.

You can’t sneak up on an owl, and this one is probably aware of every conversation and keyboard clack in the building where she’s made her home.

Read the rest of the story here: http://www.saanichnews.com/news/195942411.html

Our forum thread for this nest is here:  http://www.hancockwildlife.org/forum/viewtopic.php?topic=476950#476950

Also CHEK News in Victoria came out to do another story today.  It might be on the 5 or 6 PM news tonight.

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27-day-old eaglet attacked, killed by predator

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27-day-old eaglet attacked, killed by predator

This photo of the 3-week-old eaglet was taken just days before its death.

 

by WCNC.com Staff

Posted on March 7, 2013 at 1:35 PM

Updated today at 3:02 PM

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. --  Early Thursday morning, staff members of Carolina Raptor Center entered the eagle aviary and found the remains of the eaglet hatched on February 9.


Read the rest of the story here:  http://www.wcnc.com/news/local/27-day-o ... 20831.html

The Hancock Wildlife discussion forum thread for this nest is here:  forum/viewtopic.php?showtopic=418731

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Eagle tree cut down deemed a danger

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Coast Reporter Sechelt BC  MARCH 3, 2013 

Christine Wood/Staff Writer
 

Some members of the public are upset at the cutting of a tree that once held a bald eagle’s nest on Silverstone Lane in Sechelt, but the tree was deemed a danger, according to the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations. “We were provided a report from a certified arbourist describing the risk of tree failure,” Chris Gudgeon, spokesperson for the Ministry, told Coast Reporter this week.

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Wineka column: Dan Nicholas bald eagles strike out with infertile eggs, but maybe they’ll try again

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Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2013 10:45 p.m.
UPDATED: Friday, March 1, 2013 1:18 a.m.

SALISBURY � These things take time.

For the past month and a half, bald eagles Liberty and Justice did everything by the book. Liberty laid two eggs. She and Justice, her mate, dutifully kept those eggs warm through the incubation period.

They did plenty of protective squawking whenever people came close to the nest, which was built in the crook of large limbs at the Robert Lee Honbarrier Bald Eagle Habitat of Dan Nicholas Park.

Watch the video and read the rest of the story here:   http://www.salisburypost.com/article/20 ... -try-again

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Bald eagle to be released, state hopes preservation program soars

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Louis C. Hochman/NJ.com By Louis C. Hochman/NJ.com
on March 01, 2013 at 2:15 PM, updated March 01, 2013 at 2:21 PM

JEFFERSON — On Monday, a bald eagle once brought down to Earth by hard times will soar again.

The state's Department of Environmental Protection is hoping the program that helped it recover will do the same.

The eagle will be released by the Division of Fish and Wildlife to promote an option available to nature-loving taxpayers. On line 59 of the NJ-1040 form, residents can choose to donate money the Endangered Wildlife Fund.

See the photo and read the rest of the story here: http://www.nj.com/morris/index.ssf/2013 ... _stat.html

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Bald Eagles Make Themselves at Home Near Arkansas Lakes

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Posted on: 7:23 pm, February 28, 2013, by

As the temperatures across the region drop each fall season, the American bald eagles, like many other birds, migrate south in search of warmer weather.

Karen Westcamp-Johnson, Education Program Specialist for the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center, says the bald eagle is the largest bird found in the state. Female bald eagles are slightly larger than males, standing about three feet tall with a wingspan up to seven and a half feet wide.

Read the rest of the story and view the video here:  http://5newsonline.com/2013/02/28/bald- ... sas-lakes/

 

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