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Pesticides Cause Birds To Fall Out Of Sky, Die In Millville, N.J.

Some residents of Millville witnessed birds, including red-winged blackbirds and sparrows, falling out of the sky and dying around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

08/15/2012

Piping Plover (file / via Wikipedia)

Beware Of Rare Bird’s Nests On Connecticut Beaches

If you go for a stroll on a beach in Connecticut, you best walk with care, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.

05/29/2012

Ernest, an injured pheasant, gets treatment at the Wild Bird Fund (credit: CBS 2)

Volunteers Care For Birds At NYC Wildlife Rehab Center

“They are flying through. This is their ancient flyway and they go smashing into the skyscrapers we built right on their path,” said Rita McMahon.

03/23/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Thing About Spring?

03/19/2012

Hawks - Fairfield, CT (file / credit: CBS2)

All Clear! Falconer Captures Aggressive Fairfield Hawk

Residents living near Fairfield Ludlowe High School needn’t keep their eyes fixed on the sky anymore.

03/13/2012

Snowy Owl (file / credit: PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Audubon Society Looks To Kids To Save Birds

Who will protect our birds? It’s a question being asked by the Connecticut Audubon Society. Conservation director Milan Bull says the problem is that kids today aren’t being encouraged to get outdoors, and tune into nature.

02/13/2012

Grackle Swarm (file / credit: freewheeler2go / YouTube)

Massive Grackle Swarm Visits Hunterdon County

It sounds like something out of the Old Testament, but there’s nothing ominous here.

01/12/2012

Canada Geese (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Bird Problem Fears Grow Over Proposed Garbage Station Near LaGuardia Runway

It’s being viewed by many as a bird-brained idea from city and federal officials, putting a garbage transfer station right in the flight path of planes flying to and from LaGuardia Airport.

08/15/2011

Pink-Footed Goose - Image: Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Pink-Footed Goose Spotted In New Jersey For First Time

Bird watchers are all a flutter after a pink-footed goose was spotted in New Jersey. Serious birders have been getting up early to see the unusual sight.

03/09/2011

The bank of the Hudson River - Montrose, NY - Jan 20, 2011 - Photo: Catherine Cioffi / WCBS 880

Eagles Soar Over Westchester County

On the banks of the Hudson River in Montrose, eagles are flying around George’s Island.

01/21/2011

Red Knot - File / Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

NJ Looks To Add Species To Endangered List

New Jersey environmental officials want to add five species to the state’s endangered list and reclassify the bald eagle and seven other types of birds.

01/19/2011

Common Ground Dove - File / Photo via Wikipedia

Rare ‘Common Ground Dove’ Spotted In New York

Bird-watchers on Long Island are all atwitter at the sighting of a common ground dove, normally not seen north of South Carolina.

11/03/2010

The Empire State Building is seen from the corner of 6th Avenue and 42nd Street - New York, NY - Apr 10, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

NYC Skyscrapers To Go Dark To Help Migrating Birds

Some of New York City’s iconic skyscrapers are joining a campaign to help millions of migrating birds this fall.

08/18/2010

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