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October 4, 2019

Looking for our Red-tailed Hawks, Finn and Atlanta at the Nature Center and Aquarium? Don't worry, they are still with the Audubon Society of Rhode Island! After three years of being on public display, we are now letting our Ravens take the stage. You can still see these beautiful hawks at one of our many Audubon raptor programs offered throughout the year.

Our Common Ravens Zach and Lucy are now living in the display cage behind the Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium in Bristol, RI. Zach and Lucy are very social birds and love to see people. Visit them soon!

This move took place on Wednesday, September 25th and all the birds seem very content in their new homes.

Please stop by to see Zach and Lucy and be sure on the lookout for Finn and Atlanta at an upcoming Audubon program.

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Recently, a number of dead shore- and seabirds have been found along the Rhode Island coast. The birds are currently being tested for the presence of HPAI and, although results have not been confirmed, the Audubon Society of Rhode Island is urging individuals to avoid contact with any dead birds they may encounter and to take proper precautions to avoid transmission risk. Dead and dying wild birds should be reported to the RI Department of Environmental Management, Division of Fish and Wildlife by calling 401-789-0281. Click to read more.

In this Issue: A Reminder of Why We Do What We Do; Research Updates; Next Chapters; Citizen Science projects. Click here to subscribe to the Audubon bird research email newsletter!

Where do wild animals go in such storms? Where do they shelter and hide? How do they protect themselves from getting too wet or cold? In this installment of the Newport This Week Nature in the Neighborhood series, Audubon Senior Director of Education Lauren Parmelee answers these questions and more!