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Cornell Red-tailed Hawk in flight by Christine Bogdanowicz 2020

The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine has released its 2020 Annual Report, detailing its progress in its key strategic priority areas, including "Advances in Animal, Human and Ecosystem Health."
Bald Eagle in flight

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The comeback of the American bald eagle is a success story across the nation, but now these magnificent birds are facing another threat. See what Cornell scientists are doing to help determine the sources and impacts of lead in New York bald eagles.
Bald Eagle perched

The comeback of the American bald eagle is a success story across the Great Lakes region, and keeping them safe is a high priority for many environmental professionals. But one serious threat to the great raptor is lead poisoning.
Bald Eagle landing on branch

Bald eagles have made a successful comeback since their numbers dwindled due to human pressures in the early 1900’s. However, the charismatic national bird is threatened once again, this time from a different human-driven cause: lead.