• And because scores of migratory bird species pass through New York, there is plenty.

    WSJ: 4 falcon chicks living on NY-NJ bridge are banded

  • Commercial harvesting of waterfowl all but ended with the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918.

    FORBES: Duck Calls

  • Their case is that the park could violate the Endangered Species Act and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

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  • They include Obstruction of Congress, misconduct, neglect, violation of the Clean Water Act and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

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  • Owners of windmills that kill thousands of birds a year, including bald eagles, are not prosecuted under the migratory bird act.

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  • Twenty or 25 birds were killed and they brought out a migratory bird act to go after them on a criminal basis.

    WHITEHOUSE: The White House

  • Holder said his lawyers are looking for potential violations of the Clean Water Act, The Oil Pollution Act, The Migratory Bird Treaty Act and Endangered Species Acts, and other criminal statutes.

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  • Domestic cats kill between 1.4 billion and 3.7 billion birds and up to 20 billion small rodents each year, according to researchers at the Migratory Bird Center of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute.


  • It was reported that a migratory bird - a common European bee-eater - caused alarm in a village in south-eastern Turkey after it was found dead in a field with a metal ring around its leg stamped "Israel".

    BBC: Quiz of the week's news

  • Eagles are protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, but they also have their very own law, the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, which Congress passed in 1940 to protect bald eagles and expanded in 1962 to cover goldens.

    FORBES: 5 Steps To Keep Your Wind Farm From Killing Eagles

  • On June 23, 2011, Foiles pleaded guilty to a criminal Information charging him with one misdemeanor count each for the unlawful sale of wildlife in violation of the Lacey Act, and for unlawfully taking migratory game birds in violation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

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  • The wetland, which includes the coastal Unryul Migratory Birds Reserve, play an important conservation role as habitats for shore birds and critical areas for many migratory bird species of north-east Asia such as black-faced spoonbill (Platalea minor), Chinese egret (Egretta eulophotes) and red-crowned crane (Grus japonensis).

    UNESCO: Natural Sciences

  • The first major settlement, Alexandroupoli, is a pretty port town with good seafood restaurants, and just west of the Evros Delta, an important migratory route perfect for bird-watchers.

    BBC: Driving Greece's modern ancient highway, the Egnatia Odos

  • The liver, in the center of the bird's body, stores fat the bird traditionally uses on long migratory flights.

    CNN: Foie gras causes uproar

  • Siddick Ponds, on the outskirts of Workington, is home to dozens of breeds of bird and is visited by migratory species such as bitterns.

    BBC: Siddick Ponds nature reserve damaged by fire

  • Bird conservationists add that although migratory birds can carry and transmit the virus, it is often not clear whether they picked up the infection from poultry.

    ECONOMIST: The aves, and ave nots

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