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Climate Change Affecting Prairie Hawks
2014-01-21 10:20:22

[ Watch the Video: Helping Hawks Weather The Storm ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers are studying how climate change is impacting endangered prairie hawks. Scientists from the University of Alberta and the Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute (ABMI) are working together on a project to understand how climate change is affecting hawk populations. This study will not only shed more light on how the changing environment is impacting hawks, but...

2013-04-30 08:29:25

Atlanta-Based Company Opens Pretzelmaker® and Great American Cookies® Co-Branded Store and Food Carts ATLANTA, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Franchise Group, the strategic brand management company, is pleased to announce its partnership with the Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. A co-branded store featuring Pretzelmaker® and Great American Cookies® will be open to guests during all ticketed events held at Philips Arena. In addition to the...

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2011-06-27 08:39:01

Researchers and students collaborate on a study to explore the migration patterns of male and female red-tailed hawks in upstate New York By James A.  Hewlett, Finger Lakes Community College As any resident of upstate New York will tell you, the red-tailed hawk is the most common hawk in North America. Often seen perched on light and telephone poles along major highways, this majestic animal is one of the most widely recognized raptor species. At the same time, there is relatively little...

2011-05-27 13:39:00

Wet spring rough on many wild birds and mammals HARRISBURG, Pa., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an unfortunate turn of events, the first nesting attempt for bluebirds behind the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Harrisburg headquarters appears to have lost out to nature. What made this loss different from most is that it all played out in full view of those who tuned into the Game Commission's website (www.pgc.state.pa.us). Earlier this year, a pair of bluebirds had successfully...

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2011-05-08 06:40:00

A red-tailed hawk named Violet nesting on a Manhattan window ledge had one of her three eggs hatch on Friday. The nest sits outside the 12th floor office of the president of New York University.  It has had the New York Times webcam's eye for weeks. Experts were doubtful of the chances of any live births earlier this week, but an egg began to crack open on Friday despite the skeptics' claims. "Never have we been so ecstatic to be wrong," said the Times on its Hawk Cam Web page. "Days...

2009-07-22 13:37:49

Home mail delivery by Canada Post is suspended in a part of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, because of a dive-bombing hawk that targets pedestrians. In mid-May a letter carrier told a supervisor he had been attacked several times by the Swainson's hawk, which is guarding its nest in a spruce tree, the Globe and Mail reported. The supervisor accompanied the carrier on the morning of May 29 and delivery service was suspended immediately afterward, the report said. The supervisor actually had to dive...

2009-06-07 19:21:56

A young hawk having a hard time making its first flight in Philadelphia was rescued by a wildlife expert before it hurt itself, witnesses said. The red-tailed hawk's misadventure started Saturday morning when it drew a crowd by walking across a street outside the Franklin Institute and taking its perch on a nearby railing. Before long, a couple of dozen people were watching and taking photographs. That's when things started going badly for the young predator. It flew onto a ground-floor...

2007-10-29 18:00:00

The rapid expansion of wind energy farms in the Columbia River Gorge's shrub steppes could put hawks, eagles and other raptors on a collision course with fields of giant turbines and their 150-foot blades. By year's end, more than 1,500 turbines will be churning out electricity in the gorge, a windy corridor at the forefront of a nationwide effort to produce cleaner energy. Until now, most of the projects have gone up in wheat fields -- cultivated land that long ago drove away the rodents...

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2004-12-08 07:05:00

NEW YORK (AP) -- Pale Male the city hawk was evicted from his nest, and the flap has already begun. So said aggrieved bird-watchers and neighbors after workmen raised a scaffold to the top of a Manhattan apartment Tuesday and ripped out the famous red-tailed hawk's nest. The act appeared to end an urban drama that has fascinated bird-watchers over the past nine years, as Pale Male and a succession of mates raised 25 chicks - the last trio of fledglings last June - on the narrow 12th floor...


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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...

White-tailed Hawk, Buteo albicaudatus
2012-12-28 13:03:49

White-tailed Hawks are found in tropical or subtropical environments across the Americas. This bird is a large bird of prey species. It is close to the size of the related Swainson’s and Red-tailed Hawks. The average measurements of this bird fall a little bit ahead of the first and a little bit behind the latter. It can be up to 17 to 24 inches in length, and its wingspan can be up to 46 to 56 inches. A body mass of 1.9 to 2.7 pounds was recorded in B. a. hysopodius and 1.91 to 2.2 pounds...

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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...

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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2009-03-25 18:27:30

The Harris Hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus) is a bird of prey found from southwestern USA south to Chile and central Argentina. There are three subspecies: P. u. superior from Baja California, Arizona, Sonora, and Sinaloa, P. u. harrisi from Texas, eastern Mexico, and much of Central America, and P. u. unicinctus from South America. Its habitat is sparse woodland and semi-desert, marshes (with some trees) in some parts of its range, and mangrove swamps in South America. The Harris Hawk is a...

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