Good raven news from the Netherlands


This video shows two ravens and a buzzard, feeding on a dead roe deer in Maasduinen national park in Limburg province in the Netherlands.

About 1870, ravens became extinct in Limburg. Recently, they started nesting there again.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has issued a misguided permit to allow 4,000 ravens to be killed in Idaho “in order to protect sage-grouse.” FWS has prioritized nineteen threats to Greater Sage-Grouse. Predation—by many animals, not just ravens—wasn’t even in the top ten. Ravens and sage-grouse have coexisted for millions of years. We should address the high priority challenges before launching a campaign against only one of the predators of sage-grouse: here

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