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Nepal’s Endangered Vultures Are Finally Making a Comeback

Nepal’s Endangered Vultures Are Finally Making a Comeback

— A campaign against a lethal painkiller, paired with “restaurants” that supply clean carcasses, may just save these species.
Which Three Raptors Live on Every Continent but Antarctica?

Which Three Raptors Live on Every Continent but Antarctica?

— Highly adaptable and capable of flying long distances, they are some of the most successful bird species in the world.
Where to Go Birding in El Petén, Guatemala: Part 1

Where to Go Birding in El Petén, Guatemala: Part 1

— Located in the Maya lowlands, Uaxactun is home to an astonishing diversity of birdlife and a growing network of trained guides.
Bird Casualties Remain a Mystery After Largest-ever Oil Spill Off Canada's East Coast

Bird Casualties Remain a Mystery After Largest-ever Oil Spill Off Canada's East Coast

— In November, an offshore platform spilled 66,000 gallons of oil into the Atlantic, where millions of seabirds overwinter. But determining a death toll is proving a challenge for biologists.
Trump Administration Moves to Open Sage-Grouse Strongholds to Oil and Gas

Trump Administration Moves to Open Sage-Grouse Strongholds to Oil and Gas

— New management plans would roll back protections in seven states, lifting restrictions on more than 80 percent of the bird's most vital habitat
This Bird Breeding Haven Could Be Next in Line for Arctic Oil Drilling

This Bird Breeding Haven Could Be Next in Line for Arctic Oil Drilling

— Current rules protect Alaska’s Teshekpuk Lake and its throngs of waterbirds. The Trump Administration is rewriting them.
15 Bird Faces That Will Make You Smile

15 Bird Faces That Will Make You Smile

— Enjoy!
Can't Take a Birding Vacation? Try Google Street View Instead

Can't Take a Birding Vacation? Try Google Street View Instead

— A flourishing Facebook group is using the mapping tool to find birds all over the world—and they've already checked off hundreds of species.
People Once Believed Bohemian Waxwings Had an Amazing Superpower

People Once Believed Bohemian Waxwings Had an Amazing Superpower

— Until the 16th century, it was thought that the birds could glow in the dark.
Everything You Need to Know to Do a Free (and Fun) Christmas Bird Count

Everything You Need to Know to Do a Free (and Fun) Christmas Bird Count

— You don’t need experience or even binoculars to be part of this age-old holiday tradition.
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