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CROW Case of the Week: Mourning Dove (#21-904)


The mourning dove (Zenaida macroura) is a plump bodied, small-headed and short-billed dove that is regarded as the most widespread and abundant game bird in the country. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Pileated Woodpecker (#21-771)


The pileated woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus) is the largest woodpecker in North America, with a black body, white stripes on its face and a red crest. In fact, the “pileated” part of its name comes from the Latin word pileatus, meaning “capped,” referring to the bird’s prominent red crest. more...

Eaglet Necropsy and Test Results


We recently received the necropsy results for Hope from the Captiva Eagle Cam nest and the swab results from the Southwest Florida Eagle Cam eaglets. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Florida Softshell Turtle (#21-756)


The softshell turtle (Apalone ferox) is a large turtle with a flattened shell and leathery skin. It is distinguishable from other species by its long, pig-like nose. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Baby River Otters (#21-458, #21-488)


The North American river otter (Lontra Canadensis) is a carnivorous mammal that feeds on fish and amphibians, but has been known to dine on small mammals and birds. more...