Posts tagged: threatened

Northern Spotted Owls Bullied

The sight of a monogamous nesting pair of Northern Spotted Owls is a sign of a healthy forest. The highly territorial birds rarely leave the protective cover of dense northwestern forests and their nests in dead standing trees. Today, however, many are vagabonds, soaring aimlessly without nestsĀ or homes. Read More…

Tuesday November 1st, 2016 in , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Northern Spotted Owls Bullied

From Doom To Boom: Illinois Peregrine Falcons No Longer Threatened

Talons clenched, eyes locked on prey, a peregrine falcon looks almost peaceful as it leans forward, relaxes and drops into a 200-mph dive for dinner. It is the fastest known animal on earth. And it has no predator. Yet there was a time when the raptors’ screeches went silent along the riverside cliffs of Illinois. […]

Tuesday July 14th, 2015 in , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on From Doom To Boom: Illinois Peregrine Falcons No Longer Threatened