Swans



Search-and-rescue for lead-poisoned swans


Hundreds of swans in the Pacific Northwest still die each winter after eating lead hunting ammunition that peppers the region’s lakes and farm fields. In the northwest corner of Washington, a group of scientists and volunteers are searching for sick swans, trying to save them before it’s too late.


This story was distributed to Northwest public media outlets and paired with a written article online, which contained additional reporting.


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