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3 guilty of capturing, killing nearly 200 protected birds
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Three men from Burma were found guilty for killing hundreds of birds illegally last summer at Cunningham Lake. U.S. attorneys say this is the first case of its kind in Nebraska. In court Thursday, So Reh, Su Reh and Lu Reh pled guilty to the citation plea.

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Tiny Birds, Big Drama: Inside the World of the Birdmen of Queens
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Ostensibly, it's a battle of the birds. But there is just as much grandstanding by their male handlers. Many hail from Guyana, with others from Trinidad, Suriname and Brazil, places where amateurs and professionals line grassy roadsides and town …

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Bird watching on the campaign trail
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This Ohio bird is remarkable for its stamina and surprising ability to maintain flight in the absence of any wings or supporting currents. It defies gravity by continuing its desired Washington-bound path. However, if the yellow-headed trump and the …

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Eugene's 'Birdman' nearing record for bird species seen
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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Ever since avid birdwatcher Noah Strycker read the Guinness World Records book long ago, he knew he wanted to set a world record. Growing up with a fascination of birds, Strycker considered embarking on a yearlong trip to break …

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Two birds test positive for West Nile virus in Huron County
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HURON COUNTY — Two birds in Huron County have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Tom Cooley, a biologist in the DNR's wildlife disease lab, said the birds were examined Aug. 26. One was a …

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Wayne Greene: Swallow protections are for the birds, Mullins and Inhofe say
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The birds aren't endangered. Cliff swallows can be found in every state outside the southeast and Hawaii, and barn swallows can be found in every state except Hawaii, according to Sen. Jim Inhofe's office. The International Union for Conservation of …

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Audubon's purchase of 2-acre Tampa Bay island is for the birds
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Photo of a roseate spoonbill on April 17, 2015. This bird was banded as a chick on April 12, 2007 at the same island. It is now an 8 year adult that has returned to the same colony it was hatched to raise a family of its own. Photo provided by Audubon …

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Kites, birds and cold-blooded creatures
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The Illinois Kite Enthusiasts Club will present synchronized kite dancing with 90-foot kites while professional falconers will present birds of prey from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Also learn about gardening, recycling, composting and outdoor cooking …

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Birds at rest: Rehabilitation center nurses animals back to health
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The center has several of these birds, some of which can be released, and others that will have to remain at the center. One young cormorant wound up at the center after an eagle attacked him and dropped him in a tree. A taxi cab driver climbed the …

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Programs offered on Perseid meteor showers, birds, plants at L&C Caverns
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Friday, August 14 – Allison Begley, Avian Conservation Biologist for FWP, will present “Birds of Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park.” Call the park visitor center for time and location. Saturday, August 15 at 9 a.m. – Take a naturalist walk “Along the …

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