Birds

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More Than 300 Birds Seized From Alleged Cock Fighting Operation

More than 300 roosters, hens, and chicks were brought to Dallas after a raid in Angelina Co. over cockfighting.

CBS 11–04/25/2015

Pigeon-Problem

Grandmother Fed Up With Disgusting Pigeon Problem

Alice Bobo has lived at The Plaza at Chase Oaks for seven years. She says she never noticed a problem with birds, until last fall.

04/02/2015

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Dallas Police Helicopter Struck By Bird

The pilot of a Dallas police helicopter received minor injuries after the aircraft struck a bird late Monday night while searching for boaters over Lake Ray Hubbard.

03/24/2015

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North Texas Wildlife Hospital & Rehab Center In Danger Of Closing

It saves thousands of lives a year, as the only hospital and rehabilitation center of its kind in North Texas, but is in danger of shutting down.

CBSDFW.COM–03/20/2015

Egrets perch in a tree. (credit: Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images)

It’s Not Too Early To Head Off Migratory Birds

It may be February, but it’s not too early for North Texans to prepare of the annual invasion of migratory birds — and the problems some of them can bring.

CBS 11–02/26/2015

GALVESTON, TX - MARCH 25: Workers with Garner Environmental Services clean up oil at East Beach on the Houston Ship Channel on March 25, 2014 in Galveston, Texas. Over 160,000 gallons of oil spilled from a barge On March 22, 2014 in Galveston Bay, closing the 50-mile Houston Ship Channel. (credit: Thomas Shea/Getty Images)

Experts: Gulf Oil Spill Won’t Affect Gas Prices

Things were as close to normal Wednesday since a barge spilled up to 170,000 gallons of oil into the Houston Ship Channel.

03/26/2014

Tar balls wash up on a beach. (Source:  Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Travelers Stuck As Houston Channel Oil Spill Cleanup Continues

It’s been two days since a collision in the Houston Ship Channel dumped as many as 170,000 gallons of oil from a barge into the water along the Gulf Coast. Monday workers in bright yellow suits picked quarter-sized “tar balls” out of the sand along Galveston Bay.

03/24/2014

A lab assistant drops mosquitoes into test tubes to prepare them for West Nile Virus testing. (credit: im Boyle/Getty Images)

Cold Snap Won’t Completely Kill Off West Nile & Allergens

In North Texas, everything from bugs to bad allergies is often blamed on our typically mild winters. So, after two days of bitter cold, will the arctic blast at least kill off a few bugs?

CBS 11–01/07/2014

A shot of the control tower at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Dallas Council Members On Flight That Experienced Bird Strike

A jetliner carrying six Dallas City Council members and the interim city manager had to return to DFW Airport Tuesday night after a bird-strike damaged one of the Boeing 757’s jet engines.

11/13/2013

Whooping Crane (Earl Nottingham, Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept.)

Whooping Crane Sightings Expected As Texas Migration Begins

North America’s tallest birds, the Whooping Crane (Grus americana), have begun their annual 2,400-mile fall migration from Canada to Texas.

10/18/2013

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Smart Animals Do Tricks At The Fort Worth Zoo

Visitors at the Fort Worth Zoo can see some of the smartest animals performing amazing tricks, each day at the Outdoor Learning Theater.

09/04/2013

Chickens sit in a barn at a poultry farm. (credit: Joern Pollex/Getty Images)

Plano Residents Call Foul On Livestock Ban

Plano Animal Services has expressed concern that chickens and their feed can attract wildlife and rodents into neighborhoods.

07/26/2013

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