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4559
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Lying between Southport and Bald Head Island on the east bank of the Cape Fear River, Battery Island is sanctuary for thousands of wading birds. In 1982, it became part of Audubon North Carolina Coastal Island Sanctuary. It is the state's largest heronry, with upwards of 10,000 pairs. Among the species nesting there are 12 percent of the world's white ibises, great egrets, cattle egrets, and black-crowned night herons.
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24845
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James Parnell tells about a new type of duck hunting that doesn’t involve a shotgun. He takes photographs of ducks as they leap out of the water to catch beautiful images rather than catching the ducks themselves.
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19062
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This article discusses the suitability of human constructed, wooded impoundments located on blackwater streams as habitat for wood ducks in North Carolina.
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Brimleyana (NoCar QL 155 B75), Vol. Issue 25, July 1998, p80-90, bibl Periodical Website
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9851
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Brown pelicans have been declining along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, so much so that they have been declared an endangered species. However, in North Carolina their numbers are increasing. In the last ten years, nesting pairs in the state have increased tenfold.
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Record #:
709
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Wonderfully camouflaged, piping plovers are also extremely rare along our coast, numbering perhaps fewer than sixty birds.
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Record #:
9422
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The authors describe the brown pelican and why the bird is becoming an endangered species in the face of new environmental hazards brought on by modern man.