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Tag: Harris Hawk

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Articles

  • A brown and black raptor takes flight from a tree limb
    Information icon Harris’ hawk. Photo by khyri, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

    Two Harris’ hawks seized in North Carolina returning home to Texas

    December 18, 2009 | 4 minute read

    A pair of Harris’ hawks, unlawfully captured in Texas and brought to North Carolina, are being treated to a plane ride back to their south Texas home today, the culmination of nearly two months of effort that included law enforcement officers, raptor biologists, and Delta Air Lines. In October, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department received a tip about the birds through their Operation Game Thief wildlife crime stoppers program.  Learn more...

Podcasts

  • Two reddish brown hawks perched on a fence post.
    Harris hawks. Photo by Emilio del Prado, CC BY-SA 2.0.

    Harris’ hawks return to Texas

    February 9, 2010 | 2 minute read

    Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. A pair of Harris’ hawks, unlawfully captured in Texas and brought to North Carolina, were recently treated to a plane ride back to their south Texas home, the culmination of nearly two months of effort by law enforcement officers, raptor biologists, and Delta Air Lines. In October, officers with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department received a tip about the birds through their wildlife crime stoppers program.  Learn more...

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