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Dehydrated Baby Egrets Dying In DeSoto

Drought and destruction of habitat are forcing adult egrets to fly farther in search of food, leaving their little ones at the mercy of their thirst.

07/21/2014

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Fort Worth Homeowners Regret Egrets

Months after they’ve left the normally manicured neighborhood along Tanglewood Trail in Fort Worth, you can still see the clusters of abandoned egret nests in the high branches of the old trees. And landscaping in the shade of the trees still won’t grow because of the birds’ droppings.

11/02/2012

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Egrets Return To North Texas, Landing In Fort Worth

Egrets, the migratory birds known by many for the trouble they caused a Carrollton neighborhood last fall, have made a new home in Fort Worth.

06/09/2012

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Carrollton Residents Fighting Egret Migration

Egrets and Herons are back in North Texas. For one Carrollton neighborhood, that can only mean one thing – the battle is on.

03/22/2012

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Carrollton Neighborhood Cleaning Up Egret Mess

The egrets that have dogged a Carrollton neighborhood since May appear to have left a foul mess in their wake. The city of Carrollton will finally sanitize the street on Chamberlain Drive Wednesday morning.

08/30/2011

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Carrollton Can’t Touch Invading Egrets Despite Health, Property Risks

It didn’t matter that a group of irritated residents spoke up at Tuesday’s City Council meeting about losing their neighborhood to thousands of birds. City leaders told them their hands were tied, these egrets are federally protected migratory birds.

06/07/2011

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Protected Egrets Concern Carrollton Neighborhood

What started as a few nesting pairs has turned into a full-fledged egret takeover that has now expanded onto three blocks throughout the city.

05/30/2011