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SATURDAY, FEB. 26, 2011

Eagles terrorize Sprague Lake coots

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- The winter ice cap was almost gone from Sprague Lake a few days ago, but this week's cold snap has reversed the trend -- and that's bad news for the coots that had taken up residence in the open waters. Here's the...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 22, 2010

Trees near the top of the mountain are rimmed with snow Tuesday at Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park.  (Jesse Tinsley)

Birder applies binoculars to Mount Spokane

BIRDING -- Most people visiting Mount Spokane this month are focused on frolicking in the snow, whether it's on skis, snowshoes, inner tubes or snowmobiles. But there's a lot more life in the winter mountain forest than most visitors realize -- unless you head up...

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MONDAY, DEC. 20, 2010

Eagle-killers sentenced in Yakima

WILDLIFE CRIMES -- Two Yakama Nation tribal members have been sentenced to six months in federal prison for killing and selling more than 100 bald and golden eagles.Alfred L. Hawk and William R. Wahsise, both in their 20s, pleaded guilty to taking, selling or transporting...

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SATURDAY, DEC. 4, 2010

Eagle gathering grows at Lake CdA 

WILDLIFE -- At least four 65 bald eagles are gathered in the Wolf Lodge Bay area of Lake Coeur d'Alene for their annual feast of spawning kokanee. BLM wildlife biologist Carie Hugo counted 39 adults and 25 immature eagles on Friday.“I know I missed some...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 17, 2010

Are you sure this is an eagle?  Take the birding ID quiz to find out. (Greg Gillson)

Try this birding ID quiz

BIRDING -- Eagle-eyed birdwatchers can test their bird identification skills with this online photo quiz. It focuses on situations in which individual birds sometimes don't match the descriptions depicted in field guides.

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