Nearly two weeks ago, the lone surviving fledgling from the Franklin Institute Red-tailed Hawk nest was found injured on the Ben Franklin Parkway and taken to the Schuylkill Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic in Upper Roxborough. The young raptor appears to be on the mend.
Wildlife and transportation officials at the Jersey shore are trying to find out why seagulls are getting hit by cars on Ocean City’s new Route 52 causeway.
A Pennsylvania wildlife conversationist has identified a new danger to predatory birds in this region, especially to the rising population of bald eagles. It could be as serious as the DDT pesticide threat years ago.