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2009-07-21 17:03:00

DENVER, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Double Eagle Petroleum Co.

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2006-05-22 18:20:00

The Northern Arapaho Tribe and a man accused of shooting a bald eagle on the Wind River Indian Reservation say the federal government should make it easier for American Indians to apply to kill bald eagles for use in religious ceremonies.


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Great Black Hawk, Buteogallus urubitinga
2012-12-28 14:55:09

The Great Black Hawk is a bird of prey belonging to the family Accipitridae. This family also includes the eagles, hawks, and Old World vultures. This is a resident breeding bird in the tropical New World, from Mexico through Central America to Peru, Trinidad and northern Argentina. It looks similar to the Common Black Hawk, but it’s larger and has a different call and tail pattern. It is mainly a coastal bird, living in forests and open woodland near water. It builds its large nest made...

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2012-04-02 18:20:18

The Grey Hawk, (Buteo nitidus), also known as the Grey-lined Hawk, is a species of bird of prey of the Accipitridae family of eagles, hawks and Old World vultures. It is sometimes placed in the genus Asturina as Asturina nitida. It is found in open country and forest edges in the southwestern United States and Mexico south to Bolivia, Brazil and central Argentina. It is also fairly common on Trinidad, and it has been observed recently on Tobago. The Grey Hawk is 18 to 24 inches in...

Double-toothed Kite, Harpagus bidentatus
2012-04-02 18:06:17

The Double-toothed Kite, (Harpagus bidentatus), is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family, which includes eagles, hawks and Old World vultures. It is found in Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. It is fairly common in the mid and low elevation forests in its range. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist...

Cuban Black Hawk, Buteogallus gundlachii
2012-04-02 17:57:56

The Cuban Black Hawk, (Buteogallus gundlachii), is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. This family includes eagles, hawks and Old World vultures. It is endemic to the island of Cuba, where it is only found along the coastal areas. The IUCN listed the Cuban Black Hawk as near threatened in 2008. The Cuban Black Hawk has traditionally been considered a subspecies of the Common Black Hawk, (B. anthracinus). Recent evidence, however, suggested it should be treated as a...

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2008-11-25 22:27:58

The Crane Hawk (Geranospiza caerulescens), is a bird of prey found in Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, the United States, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical swamps. They are not...

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