Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Expansion

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A recent expansion of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge includes 410 acres of forest and wetland habitat that is important for birds and other wildlife. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) acquired the properties from The Nature Conservancy. The expansion … Continued






USGS Chesapeake Bay Osprey Study

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The world’s largest breeding population of ospreys is coping well with the long-lasting residues of toxic chemicals, according to a three-year study led by US Geological Survey scientists. The study focused on chemicals that were banned decades ago but remain … Continued






Chesapeake Bay Osprey-Falcon Cams

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Viewers from around the world are watching Chesapeake Bay birds of prey on the Chesapeake Conservancy’s webcams. The organization currently hosts wildlife webcams featuring peregrine falcons, osprey, and a great blue heron rookery on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Falcon Cam “Boh” … Continued






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