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“Bird Years” and the Year of the Bird, 2018

“Bird Years” and the Year of the Bird, 2018

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 19, 2017 0

Wildlife science has many measurements; for example, “carrying capacity,” “depredations” or “translocations.” But there’s a new scale I recently came across: “bird years lost.” A bird year is a quantity devised by ornithologist Daniel

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Five Live Critter Cams for Summer Viewing

Five Live Critter Cams for Summer Viewing

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 12, 2016 0

We just passed the unofficial middle of summer, July 4. With that marker comes a usual complaint: there’s nothing to watch on TV. But now that most regular programs are on hiatus, I’ve found

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Centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty: Will It Survive Another 100 Years?

Centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty: Will It Survive Another 100 Years?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 9, 2016 8

On December 10, 2015, an 18-year-old southeastern Texas man shot two whooping cranes in a rural area located about 18 miles west of Beaumont, Texas. He said he was hunting ducks. Whooping cranes are

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