Hancock Here!

From time to time, David Hancock fills us in on what’s been going on at the Hancock Wildlife Foundation:

October 1, 2021 First, many of the eagles have already returned to their nests. Earlier in the week we erected our last bald eagle nest - this one bordering Boundary Bay, one of the world’s richest eagle habitats. Second, we finally got off on a small trip - all the ...
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The Mosquito Creek pair that had their nest removed by Concert Developments right at the North Shore, and who already has just fledged two young in the new nest we built them, is now jumping our expectations by exploring their future nest. Some of you will recall that Concert Developments ...
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Hancock Here: Why do eagles need help with building or rebuilding their nests? Can’t they build their own nests? Hundreds do this all the time! Most certainly they can build beautiful and functional nests -- they have been doing this for a million years. So why do we now need ...
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085-TERF11 is a nestling who fell from his/her nest in Vanier Park in Vancouver, BC; he was rescued on June 30, 2021, and taken to OWL (the Orphaned Wildlife rehab center in Delta, BC). He appeared to be male based on measurements taken at the time of banding; He was ...
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A wonderful community project that the Hancock Wildlife Foundation has been supporting. Their legacy initiative is to create the 1st Bald Eagle Preserve on Vancouver Island to protect 23 acres of vital habitat for eagles and wildlife.  Several groups are working together including The Save Estuary Land Society and Friends ...
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Biography of David Hancock

Biologist, conservationist, writer, publisher, and lecturer, David Hancock has spent most of his life studying west coast and arctic wildlife. He has published scientific and popular papers on whales, seals, seabirds, grouse, and his specialty, the northern raptors. Prior to starting Hancock House Publishers, David was a pilot and wildlife film producer and produced films on these subjects as well as the Haida and other northern Native cultures. His books include The Bald Eagles of Alaska, BC and Washington, Rocky Mountain Wildlife, and The Tlingit:Their Art & Culture
David received worldwide acclaim given to the Live Bald Eagle Video Cam which he pioneered streaming on the Internet. His current study on The Urban Bald Eagle of Vancouver BC has turned up over 360 nesting pairs in the greater Vancouver area.

David Hancock is an enthusiastic and dynamic lecturer and has a fine collection of slides to illustrate a number of themes. His studies and travels have taken him to all continents of the world, and he frequently addresses conservation societies on the conservation and creation of better bald eagle habitat, the turacos of the world, the grouse of the world, arctic adventures and an African photo safari — just a few of his pet topics.

David does not charge for his lectures to conservation or educational groups but does require travel cost reimbursement and readily accepts an honorarium to the Hancock Wildlife Foundation for more CAM or eagle research.

David’s favorite power point presentations are on the “Success and Challenges for Bald Eagles”, various conservation issues or the role of Live Wildlife CAMs in Science and Education.

David is also available for consultation on getting bald eagles to nest in your area OR on your property.

As a publisher/writer/photographer for over 40 years he is also called upon to lecture on the publishing industry, getting published, non-fiction writing, and photojournalism.

To contact David Hancock:

Telephone: (604)538-1114
Fax: (604)538-2262