A webcam focused on a nest near Newport drew thousands of viewers last June. But they became mortified as three chicks fell out and died after the parents left them to fend on their own. The fourth was rescued and sent to Eugene’s Cascades Raptor Center.
Research photos taken with a drone show multiple female killer whales are close to giving birth in one of the Pacific Northwest's critically endangered pods. The late-stage pregnancies stirred excitement among whale watchers.
The calls flooded into Blue Mountain Wildlife first thing Monday, June 28 because dozens of baby hawks, desperate to escape the blast of early summer heat, bailed from their nests and plummeted to the ground.