Birds

FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2016, file photo, Idaho Power Co. apprentice lineman Claysen Hale prepares to change out jumpers and stirrups on a power line in Eden, Idaho. U.S. officials on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, approved two high-voltage transmission line routes in southwestern Idaho aimed at modernizing and improving reliability of the Pacific Northwest's energy grid. (Heather Kennison/Times-News via AP, File)
April 18, 2018 - 5:16 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials on Wednesday approved two high-voltage transmission line routes in southwestern Idaho aimed at modernizing and improving reliability of the Pacific Northwest's energy grid. The U.S. Department of the Interior's approval is for the two final segments of the Gateway...
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April 13, 2018 - 7:00 am
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — A utility in South Carolina will not be charged after its crew removed an osprey nest last month. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said it will not proceed with an investigation of South Carolina Electric & Gas Co.'s...
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March 14, 2018 - 4:20 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California man shot more than 130 hawks and other legally protected birds of prey on his land, leaving the carcasses to pile up at the foot of trees and telephone poles, wildlife officials said Wednesday. California Department of Fish and Wildlife managers believe...
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March 04, 2018 - 10:27 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A pair of ospreys along the Georgia coast is captivating viewers watching their daily routine on a webcam. The Savannah Morning News reports that so far this year, the two raptors on Skidaway Island have renovated their home, fought off an intruder, and mated, with the cameras...
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February 21, 2018 - 12:59 pm
DEWITT, N.Y. (AP) — The feeding habits of a Cooper's hawk may fascinate birdwatchers, but employees of a New York bank are fed up with the feathery remnants of slaughtered pigeons. A hawk has been killing and devouring pigeons near the entrance to M & T Bank in suburban Syracuse for several...
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FILE- In this October 2017 file photo, a black bear walks in Granite Basin, amid low-lying blueberry thickets, in Juneau, Alaska. A study of bears and berries has determined that the big animals are the main dispersers of fruit seeds in southeast Alaska. The study by Oregon State University researchers says it's the first instance of a temperate plant being primarily dispersed by mammals through their excrement rather than by birds. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer)
February 17, 2018 - 1:20 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Does a bear leave scat in the woods? The answer is obvious but the effects on an ecosystem may not be. A study by Oregon State University researchers concludes that brown and black bears, and not birds, as commonly thought, are primary distributers of small fruit seeds in...
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February 15, 2018 - 9:43 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — James Scott and Nick Masterson each scored 27 points, Anthony Wilson calmly sank two free throws on his first trip to the line with 1.1 seconds on the clock and Kennesaw State defeated Florida Gulf Coast 97-93 Thursday night, ending the Eagles' 13-game win streak. Kennesaw...
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February 13, 2018 - 11:20 am
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — The second of two bald eagle eggs laid last month in Southern California has hatched in a nest watched for weeks by nature lovers via an online live feed . The first fluffy white chick made its on-camera debut when it poked its head out of the shell Sunday near Big Bear...
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February 08, 2018 - 9:13 pm
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Nick Masterson scored 28 points with six 3-pointers, James Scott added 17 points, and Kennesaw State used a late run to beat North Florida 89-81 on Thursday night to split the season series with the Ospreys. Tyler Hooker scored 14 points and a go-ahead layup with 1:40 left,...
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This Dec. 28, 2017 photo made available by SpaceX shows a Falcon Heavy rocket in Cape Canaveral, Fla. With more than 5 million pounds of liftoff thrust the Heavy will be capable of lifting super-size satellites into orbit and sending spacecraft to the moon, Mars and beyond. (SpaceX via AP)
February 04, 2018 - 11:59 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX's hot new monster rocket makes its launch debut this week, blasting off from the same pad that hoisted men to the moon a half-century ago. The Falcon Heavy won't surpass NASA's Saturn V moon rocket, still all-time king of the launch circuit. It won't even approach...
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