Where eagles flirt: A Capitol tale of love, loss and raccoons — NBC News Top Stories

This year, Justice disappeared almost immediately after mating, leaving Liberty with no way to gather food while keeping the eggs warm.

Image: Bald Eagles Liberty and Justice in their nest in Washington on March 4, 2019. The pair have nested and raised eaglets together for 14 years on the grounds of Washington's police academy.
Bald Eagles Liberty and Justice in their nest in Washington on March 4, 2019. The pair have nested and raised eaglets together for 14 years on the grounds of Washington’s police academy.Earth Conservation Corps via AP

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Statement on Bureau of Land Management’s Final Decision Weakening Sage-Grouse Habitat Protections — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Come on people, wake up, shake off your complacency and take a long, hard look at what’s happening to your natural resources. The father of national monuments/parks and wildlife and environmental protection Teddy Roosevelt, would be mortified to see the extent of the ongoing rape of the natural world being inflicted upon the landscape and vulnerable wildlife by the BLM and the Trump Administration.

Below from Straight from the Horse’s Heart.  

Source: Western Values Project “This move will impact over 350 species that depend on the “big empty” of the sagebrush sea – habitat that drives over $1 billion in economic output each year from outdoor recreation alone…” After the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released Records of Decision on their final amendments to the 2015 […]

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Live Video: Bald Eagle Nestling on Two Eggs Perched High in Big Bear Tree; Viewers Anxiously Await Hatchings — KTLA

A second egg has been laid in a nest shared by two bald eagles in Southern California and nature lovers will anxiously watch for the hatchings via an online live feed . The first egg arrived March 6, followed by the second one on Saturday. The U.S. Forest Service says the parents will share incubation…

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Trepatroncos Ocelado/Ocellated Woodcreeper/Xiphorhynchus ocellatus — Un ave por día (717 especies hoy)

Nombre en español: Trepatroncos Ocelado Nombre en ingles: Ocellated Woodcreeper Nombre científico: Xiphorhynchus ocellatus Familia: Furnariidae Foto: Nick Athanas Canto: Gabriel Leite El trepatronco ocelado (Xiphorhynchus ocellatus) es una especie de pájaro sudamericano de la subfamilia Dendrocolaptinae. Se le encuentra en las selvas tropicales y subtropicales de Bolivia, Brasil, Colombia, Ecuador, Perú, y Venezuela. Ocellated woodcreeper The ocellated woodcreeper (Xiphorhynchus ocellatus) is a species of bird in the Dendrocolaptinae subfamily of […]

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Gray’s Harbor Shorebird and Nature Festival May 3-5, 2019 — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG

Each spring, hundreds of thousands of shorebirds stop to rest and feed along the Washington Coast and in the Grays Harbor estuary during their migration northward. Coming from as far south as Argentina, these Arctic-bound shorebirds are among the world’s greatest migrants. Some birds travel over 15,000 miles round trip! The concentration of birds during […]

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