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More heat on hunters to get the lead out

Tundra swans take flight from Calispell Lake near Usk, Wash.,  on Monday. Each year, thousands of swans stop at the lake while they migrate north. 
 (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)
Tundra swans take flight from Calispell Lake near Usk, Wash., on Monday. Each year, thousands of swans stop at the lake while they migrate north. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

HUNTING — Birding and wildlfie groups are focusing the spotlight on hunters and shooters who use lead shot and bullets claiming that 20 million birds die each year of lead poisoning.

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