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Collection of news about raptors. Specifically looking at threats to these creatures
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Munir Virani: Why I love vultures | Video on TED.com

As natural garbage collectors, vultures are vital to our ecosystem -- so why all the bad press? Why are so many in danger of extinction?
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Fatal Attraction: Birds and Wind Turbines

Fatal Attraction: Birds and Wind Turbines | Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
Wind farms have always been a point of contention between conservationists and clean-power advocates, but do bird survival and wind energy have to be mutually exclusive concepts?
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EnviroJMS's curator insight, September 25, 2013 7:31 AM

A short article on how wind farms can have a detrimental effect on birds that fly into the turbines and die as well as giving the reader insight into the fact that efforts are being made to solve this problem.

 

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They're bouncers with beaks, sky sheriffs, bird wranglers with an occasional ... - The Province

They're bouncers with beaks, sky sheriffs, bird wranglers with an occasional ... - The Province | Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
They're bouncers with beaks, sky sheriffs, bird wranglers with an occasional ...
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Raptors are trained to bond with handlers but, unlike dogs or cats, they are not social animals, Adam says.
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'Ospreys ideal bird for GPS tracking of migration' - Jerusalem Post

'Ospreys ideal bird for GPS tracking of migration' - Jerusalem Post | Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
'Ospreys ideal bird for GPS tracking of migration'
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The goal would be to begin with ospreys, but then add raptors, storks and even mammals after enough of the birds are covered, Leshem explained.
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In Photos: Birds of Prey

In Photos: Birds of Prey | Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
We've rounded up the most impressive birds of prey photos, including vultures, hawks and eagles.
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Wind Turbines Take Steep Toll on Birds, Bats

Wind Turbines Take Steep Toll on Birds, Bats | Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
Wind energy developers in California and West Virginia are being sued by environmental groups
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Communication Towers Pluck Birds: Scientific American Podcast

Almost seven million birds are killed each year when they fly into communication towers that broadcast TV and radio and make cell phone conversations possible. Worse, the towers often kill birds that are already rare.
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Wind power threat to vultures - Independent Online

Wind power threat to vultures - Independent Online | Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
Independent Online Wind power threat to vultures Independent Online Superstition that vultures' body parts have mystical powers, combined with threats from power cables and agricultural chemicals, is having a devastating impact on the dwindling...
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