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CROW Case of the Week: Cattle Egret (#20-77)


The cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis) is a smaller heron with a short yellow bill. It has colonized in many continents such as Africa, northern South America, Australia, Oceania and North America. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Great Blue Heron (#19-5298)


The great blue heron (Ardea herodias) is a grayish-blue, tall bird with a long S-shaped neck and dagger-like bill.This large wading bird is surprising light in weight. Due to its hollow bones, a great blue heron typically weighs only five to six pounds. Interestingly, all birds share this bone feature. more...

Passing of E14 of SWFL Eagle Cam


We are deeply saddened by the passing of E14 of the Southwest Florida Eagle Cam overnight. We are working closely with US Fish and Wildlife to pursue the possibility of recovering the remains to perform a necropsy and determine a cause of death. We will provide updates as more information becomes available more...

CROW Case of the Week: Proper Fish Carcass Disposal


After filleting a fresh catch, some anglers believe they are doing the right thing by throwing the fish carcass back into the water and providing begging birds a free meal. Unfortunately, this procedure may lead to the recipient suffering from an obstructed airway or worse, choking to death. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Bald Eagle (#19-5206)


The American bald eagle is the largest bird of prey found in North America. The national emblem of the United States since 1782 has been a spiritual symbol for native people for a much longer period. more...