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Challenger, a bald eagle, participates in an event marking the removal of the bald eagle from the endangered species list June 28, 2007 at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC. In 1963 there were barely 400 nesting pairs of bald eagles in the lower 48 states; today there are more than 10,000 nesting pairs. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

These Birds Not Warming Up To Frigid Temps

How cold is it? Even too cold for some birds that fare well in Alaska.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2014

Authorities Remove Dozens Of Dogs, Cats, Rabbits From Home

Authorities took the animals amid an investigation into three dead dogs that were found frozen Sunday in a trash bin behind a Payless shoe store.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2014

A Bird Flies Over a Beach on Lake Michigan (Credit: cefischer)

Conservancy Buys Lake Mich. Bird Stopover Island

The Nature Conservancy says it has bought most of an uninhabited Lake Michigan island that provides a crucial stopover spot for migratory birds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2013

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Monitoring Efforts To Keep Eye On Michigan Osprey

The DNR says GPS tracking units are being placed on several of the birds.

07/30/2013

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Best Resources For Specific Animal Breeds In Detroit

These Detroit-area organizations represent breeders of a variety of animals and can help you get started on the path to finding your perfect pet.

05/17/2013

Howell Area Parks and Recreation Authority employee, Josh McManus sets up one of the fake coyotes at Thompson Lake to help keep the Canadian Geese away.  (credit: Debbie Mikula)

Fake Coyotes Cause Scare At Michigan Beach

A Michigan community that’s fed up with geese fouling up a beach is hoping fake coyotes encourage the birds to land elsewhere.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

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U-M: Climate Change Could Increase Levels Of Bird Flu

Avian flu viruses do not normally infect humans. However, sporadic human infections with avian flu viruses have occurred.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

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Michigan DNR Rejects Request On Mute Swans Plan

A Michigan DNR official has rejected a request from an animal rights group to immediately stop plans to kill thousands of mute swans.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2012

Seagulls swarm a vacant dealership. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Cops Kill Seagulls Before Downriver Cruise

Just ahead of Saturday’s Cruisin’ Downriver event along Fort Street, the city of Southgate has called in police sharpshooters to kill hundreds of seagulls.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2012

(Photo: Kelly Anne Berg, courtesy The Detroit Zoo) This is the rare time of year to see night herons at the Detroit Zoo.

Dark Knight Heron Rises At Detroit Zoo

During active nesting, which spans from May through July, daytime foraging is common and the birds can easily be observed flying to and from the rookery.

CBS Detroit–06/28/2012

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