Double-Crested Cormorant in Surf City (Photo: Hannah Patrick/ WWAY)
6 months ago
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USDA using bird bangers to scare away Cormorants from swing bridge

The US Department of Agriculture is in surf city right now taking care of a messy bird problem near the swing bridge.
BirdFlu
10 months ago
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State fairs won’t press broiler industry’s bird flu luck

The South is the heart of U.S. broiler chicken production. It escaped the deadly bird flu virus that devastated flocks in the Midwest this spring.
BirdFlu
1 year ago
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USDA secretary not ready to declare bird flu outbreak over

US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he's not ready to declare the Midwest bird flu outbreak over.
Cape Fear Wildlife Expo teaching kids with live animals
2 years ago
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Cape Fear Wildlife Expo teaching kids with live animals

The Cape Fear Wildlife Expo featuring everything from the great outdoors. The Wilmington Convention Center housed displays featuring everything from the great outdoors.
Landfill, neighbors seeing results in battle with birds
3 years ago
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Landfill, neighbors seeing results in battle with birds

After being pooped on a number of times, workers at the New Hanover County Landfill are taking aim at their avian enemies. After getting a federal permit in may allowing the landfill to cull their seagull population, workers say they are seeing results.
ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Former investigator says no problems with birds at service station
3 years ago
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Former investigator says no problems with birds at service station

A former animal cruelty investigator says there are no problems with birds being raised at a Brunswick County service station.
ONLY ON 3: Complaints filed about dozens of birds at Shallotte service station
3 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: Complaints filed about dozens of birds at Shallotte service station

An automotive service station with exotic birds for sale is ruffling some feathers. Complaints from people range from the birds being kept in hot conditions to too many of the animals in one cage.
Seagulls create health hazards at county landfill
3 years ago
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Seagulls create health hazards at county landfill

Seagulls may seem more annoying then harmful, but what they are doing at the New Hanover County :andfill is potentially dangerous to employees and customers.
Mecklenburg Audubon Society wants lights off
4 years ago
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Mecklenburg Audubon Society wants lights off

The Mecklenburg Audubon Society wants building operators in Charlotte to reduce the lighting at night to save migratory birds.
Bird Islands a natural treasure off our coast
5 years ago
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Bird Islands a natural treasure off our coast

Southeastern North Carolina is full of natural beauty and wildlife. Some of it happened by accident. The Bird Islands in the Lower Cape Fear River began as dredge drop-offs. Now thousands of birds from more than 10 species call the islands home.