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Five peregrine falcon chicks fly at Acadia, but one nest fails

Bangor Daily News - 22 Jul 2017
Bruce Connery, wildlife biologist at Acadia, said there was a pair of adult falcons at Jordan Cliffs and it is believed they started a nest but then one of the adults disappeared around the middle of June, and the nest failed. Connery said he does not ...

This Is Microsoft's Gorgeous New Nest Competitor

TIME - 20 Jul 2017
Following a demonstration of how its Cortana virtual assistant would work in cars and living rooms last May, the company just revealed it's working on a smart thermostat called GLAS. The device was built by Johnson Controls and is powered by Microsoft ...

Researchers in Cambodia find nest of rare riverine bird

ABC News - 20 Jul 2017
In this undated photo provided by Wildlife Conservation Society, a Masked Finfoot sits on a nest in Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia. The New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society said in a statement on Thursday, July 20, 2017 that its researchers, ...

Bald eagle nest found destroyed in Goose Creek; Reward offered - 22 Jul 2017
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources are investigating the destruction of a bald eagle nest in the Crowfield area of Goose Creek. The nest was in a wooded area being logged near the intersection of ...

Watch: Building a Fanciful, Edible Bird's Nest at Aquavit in NYC

Eater - 20 Jul 2017
In the latest episode of Elevated Cooking, Aquavit's executive chef Emma Bengtsson shows off a dessert that's been a menu staple (and a customer favorite) for several years: the artful Arctic Bird's Nest. As the chef demonstrates, the fanciful “eggs ...

Retirees, Prepare Your Nest Egg to Fight Inflation

Kiplinger Personal Finance - 20 Jul 2017
Making Your Money Last. Retirees, Prepare Your Nest Egg to Fight Inflation. Workers have a natural hedge against rising prices because wages tend to rise with inflation. But once you retire, “this insurance is gone,” warns a financial planner. AddThis ...

Disturbing proximity of a red kite's nest

The Guardian - 22 Jul 2017
A month or so ago, a friend casually mentioned that they thought red kites were starting to nest near their house. Very near, in fact; actually in the garden. Even in the hills beyond Tregaron, where kites wheel and dive in such abundance as to be ...

Muddy robin was making a nest | Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 18 Jul 2017
Q: Here's a mystery for you: During a dry period I noticed a robin in my backyard with what looked like mud all over its chest, and later I found that our birdbath ...

Crow's Nest rising above New Smyrna for October opening

Daytona Beach News-Journal - 20 Jul 2017
The former Barracuda's Bar & Grill off Flagler Avenue is being transformed into The Crow's Nest Bar & Grille. The redesign will boast an open upper deck to allow views overlooking the ocean, and its 7,500 square feet of space will more than triple ...

Success for PSNI drones as peregrine chicks fledge the nest

Belfast Telegraph - 22 Jul 2017
Between 2009 and 2014 there were 44 confirmed incidents of native birds of prey being killed illegally and one confirmed incident of illegal nest destruction according to a report by the Partnership for Action Against Wildlife Crime published last year.

Falcon chicks protected by PSNI drones fledge nest

BBC News - 21 Jul 2017
Drones to protect nesting sites of birds of prey have been successful, the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has said. The aerial cameras were brought in to monitor areas where the birds were being persecuted earlier this year. It is thought to ...

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