As regular CFZ-watchers will know, for some time Corinna has been doing a column for Animals & Men and a regular segment on On The Track... particularly about out-of-place birds and rare vagrants. There seem to be more and more bird stories from all over the world hitting the news these days so, to make room for them all - and to give them all equal and worthy coverage - she has set up this new blog to cover all things feathery and Fortean.

Sunday 16 February 2014

Inexcusable: two endangered whooping cranes shot in Louisiana

The whooping crane is protected under the federal Endangered Species and Migratory Bird Treaty Acts and by state law.

Science Recorder | James Fluere | Sunday, February 09, 2014

Some crimes are just inexcusable and this is one of them: the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fishers reports that two endangered whooping cranes were found shot in Jefferson Davis Parish on Friday. The LDWF believes that the birds were shot sometime on Thursday... To continue reading, subscribe toScience Recorder today.

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