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Tens of Thousands of Snow Geese May Be Dying Along the Pacific Flyway 

Wildlife officials en route have no way to identify live birds exposed to toxic Berkeley Pit water in Montana

Every Halloween, birders gather at Montana’s Freezout Lake, about an hour’s drive from Great Falls. It’s an overwhelming spectacle: Up to 300,000 snow geese gather to rest after a night-long, nonstop flight of at least 400 miles from Alberta or Saskatchewan in…
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by: Claire Baiz – December 15, 2016


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