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Eric Moore

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Moore: Mid-winter bald eagle survey results

This past Saturday, I was part of a team assigned to cover Goldwater Lake for the annual mid-winter bald eagle survey for the Prescott National Forest.

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Moore: Lawrence’s goldfinch sightings in the Prescott area

Over the past month or two, there have been several reports of Lawrence’s goldfinches in the Verde Valley and in the Prescott area.

Moore: Prescott Christmas bird count results

On Wednesday, December 19th, I participated in the Prescott Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count.

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Moore: Berry-eaters abound this winter

Last week’s column discussed the lack of seed-eating birds at backyard bird feeders.

Moore: Where are all the birds?

Rachel Carson’s landmark work ‘Silent Spring’ in 1962 brought to light the dramatic impact of pesticides on wild bird populations.

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Moore: Help save critical riparian habitat to protect endangered bird species

There are three important local conservation efforts running concurrently—the Save the Dells campaign, the Ecosa Institute’s Forever Dells campaign, and the “It’s for the Birds!” campaign.

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Moore: Winter birds in the Mid-Atlantic region

Gayla and I were in Virginia this past week to celebrate Thanksgiving with our son, Jeremy, and his beautiful family.

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Recent bird sightings at Willow and Watson Lakes

In my column last week, I wrote about an app called iBird PRO. Another electronic program I use is called eBird. This tool is not so much about identification as it is about record keeping and notification.

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Moore: Water foul foraging behavior in winter

This past week I received an interesting email from which I quote, “Hi Eric...I go for a walk every morning at sunrise.

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Moore: Let’s talk sapsucker

This past week there has been a red-naped sapsucker hanging out in my yard.

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