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In the Community – The Ongoing Consideration of Birds

Monday, November 4th, 2013
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Western Maine Audubon Chapter Event – An Evening with Wind Over Wings
Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013 7 – 8:30pm, Room C 23, Roberts Learning Center, University of Maine at Farmington, Free

Wind Over Wings is an environmental organization that rescues injured birds that are no longer able to survive in the wild. At this special event you will meet Maine’s largest owl, the Great Horned; a beautiful Red-tailed Hawk; a bird considered most intelligent of birds, the Common Raven; and the king of all birds, the Golden Eagle. Learn more »

Heron Observation Network of Maine: Fall Colony Visit – An update blog post from Maine IF&W Wildlife Biologist Danielle DAuria. Read »

Watch: COUNTING ON BIRDS premieres on NHPTV PRIME November 21st at 8 p.m.

How did a Christmas-time tradition of shooting birds change to one of counting them? Willem Lange travels to Keene & Errol, NH, Ecuador and Cuba to meet people dedicated to the National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count.
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Good News: Peregrine falcon set free along Kennebec

It didn’t take long for a peregrine falcon to rediscover his wings on Monday, as a young male bird was released into the wild after a two-month rehabilitation stint. DIF&W biologists estimate there are 25 pairs of peregrine falcons living in Maine. Read about this falcon »