is a non-profit organization headed by Dan Varland with Mark Schult providing web development.
is dedicated to providing research and education programs leading to better understanding
and conservation of raptors in coastal environments. Active since 1995 and with non-profit 501(c)(3) status
beginning May 2009, the goals
- Conduct scientific research and monitoring on raptors along coastlines;
- Provide education programs on coastal raptors and the coastal environment;
- Train wildlife biologists in the tools and techniques needed to survey, capture, and mark raptors along coastlines; and
- Collaborate with experts in wildlife research and management on developing, monitoring and sharing best management practices for coastal raptors.
Raptor survey transects on three coastal beaches in western Washington.
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Bald Eagle feeding on sturgeon carcass. This photo series was taken by Tom Rowley
near Ocean Shores on February 9, 2014. A two-year-old eagle feeds while younger
individuals watch and wait for their turn.
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