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Rehabilitator Marla Isaac examines a red-tailed hawk injured at Taunton Sanitary Landfill.
Rehabilitator Marla Isaac examines a red-tailed hawk injured at Taunton Sanitary Landfill.
Credit: James Dowd/USFWS


Service special agent reduces injuries to hawks at Mass. landfills


When hawks fly across landfills, they find smokestacks perfect for perching. But these methane-burning stacks are dangerous, expelling flames that burn hawks. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service special agent James Dowd has taken a creative route to handle these injuries to hawks at Massachusetts landfills.

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Published on: Friday, May 03,2013


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