Dorothy Kaufmann

Rough year for shorebirds

Rough year for shorebirds

For the second year in a row, shorebird nesting season has produced fewer chicks than initially anticipated, impacting at-risk species such as least terns and black skimmers. This season started with a positive outlook, but weather conditions wreaked havoc on the nests, said Audubon Florida Panhandle Shorebird Program Manager Caroline Stahala. Along Navarre Beach there […]

Bald eagle soars again after sanctuary care

Bald eagle soars again after sanctuary care

A young bald eagle has been released into the wild after treatment for suspected food poisoning from eating at a landfill. The Santa Rosa County Landfill has had three bald eagles turned over to human care in the past four months following illnesses suspected to have been caused by what the birds ate. Read the […]