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Bird Walk In RWP

(10.2) Attention birders: Meet at the Museum of Natural History this Sunday for a guided bird walk. Join us for guided bird walks in Roger Williams Park. Although many of our breeding birds have flown south, plenty of year-round residents can be seen in the park! Please wear comfortable shoes and bring binoculars if you …

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Avian Flu Threatens RI

Birds infected with a deadly virus affecting chickens, ducks, turkeys, and other farmed and wild birds, have been detected across our state borders. With near 100% lethality, this virus is also considered “super-contagious.” (No human cases of this particular virus have been found in the U.S.) The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has …

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Feeding Time!

Three peregrine nestlings hatched this weekend with the final one arriving on Mother’s Day. (The first egg was laid on April 1st.) They seem to have healthy appetites; as soon as I checked in, a parent swooped in with a pigeon carcass. From the ASRI Peregrine Cam: The third eyas hatched this morning. Egg hatching …

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‘Providence Raptors’ Available Now

He wasn’t a birder. He didn’t own a fancy camera. But when this graphic designer moved into the sixth floor of a downtown loft and began witnessing the life-and-death dramas happening daily outside his window, he was soon hooked, and an urban wildlife photographer was born. I met with Peter Green last week for an …

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