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This bird is extinct, says the government.  Not everyone is so sure.

This bird is extinct, says the government. Not everyone is so sure.

A multitude of birdwatchers and professional birdwatchers are racing to prove the ivory-billed woodpecker still exists, before federal authorities remove it from the endangered species list. December 19, 2022 at 6:00 a.m. EST (Video: Arthur. A. Allen/Cornell University) Comment this story Comment Steven Latta was trudging through the damp Louisiana slums when he spotted it: …

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Northern Kentucky Tree Service workers rescue large bird trapped in tree for days

Northern Kentucky Tree Service workers rescue large bird trapped in tree for days

Two northern Kentucky tree trimmers rescued a bird that had been stuck in a large tree for days. It happened last week in Ft. Mitchell. “Anytime we get a weird call like this, if we can handle it, we’re on it,” said Tiler Wright, who works for Clark Tree Service in Edgewood. He and his …

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Bird lover's app lets people get out into nature while helping bird and wildlife conservation

Bird lover’s app lets people get out into nature while helping bird and wildlife conservation

A new app is working to reconnect humans with the great outdoors. Birding social network Birda helps outdoor adventurers identify and record various species of birds. But it’s not just something for avid birdwatchers. QUIZ: NAME THIS BIRD! CAN YOU MATCH THESE BEAUTIFUL BIRDS WITH THEIR CORRECT NAMES? Birda co-founders John and Natalie White, who …

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Wildlife officials assess new rules at Skyway Fishing Pier to limit bird entanglements

Wildlife officials assess new rules at Skyway Fishing Pier to limit bird entanglements

ST. PETERSBURG — Florida wildlife officials are weighing new rules for anglers at Skyway Fishing Pier State Park after thousands of birds became entangled in fishing gear over the past two years. Since January 2021, at least 3,300 seabirds have had to be rescued from the pier after being snagged or wrapped in fishing gear …

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