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Neil Rettig’s ‘Bird of Prey’ Stirs Action for Rare Philippine Eagles

Neil Rettig’s ‘Bird of Prey’ is a movie that will inspire you to hope and stir you to action. We all have a part we can play in saving the rarest of raptors: the Philippine eagle. These are my personal impressions from the movie, please read, share, & act

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An Interesting Owl Case

This week’s unique case involves a great horned owl with a chronic wing fracture, rescued by Pine View.

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80 Trackers Implanted in Mallards in the Dakotas

It was a long trip but it’s successfully completed! After six weeks of traveling around the Dakotas following teams of biologists and technicians, we were able to implant trackers in […]

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Raptor Research Foundation Publications

Check out Raptor Research Foundation’s techniques manual and other materials helpful for those working with birds of prey.

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Tracking Young Mallards in the Dakotas

Young mallards are being tracked to better determine their unique habitat needs and pressures.

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Hawk: Surgery Completed

By Dr. Scott Ford The Dakota Zoo didn’t have a veterinarian available to do the orthopedic surgery that the hawk needed so they brought him back to me. Fortunately we […]

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Hawk Update

By Dr. Scott Ford I have great news about the hawk that we rescued yesterday. North Dakota Game & Fish was very helpful in hooking me up with the Dakota […]

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Rescued Red-tailed Hawk

By Dr. Scott Ford I’m still doing duck work in North Dakota but today took an interesting turn. My assistant, Alex Carrillo, found a family of red-tailed hawks alongside the […]

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Welcome to the New Wildlife Site for Dr. Scott Ford

Have you looked at my old site (avian-vet.com) lately? Yeah, it looks old, doesn’t it? And barely used. Well welcome to one of two new websites I’ve been working on […]

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Tracking Scoters from Yakutat, Alaska

By Dr. Scott Ford In April of this year I had the pleasure of dropping into the small Alaska town of Yakutat to assist Alaska Department of Fish and Game. […]