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Weekend
Edition
22 May 2015
30000 WIND TURBINES LOCATED
IN CRITICAL BIRD HABITATS


(CBS News)
TODAY: ...
Management of western bird becomes
focus of house clash ... affects
1/3rd of the country ... (New York Times)

Obama Administration proposes
reforms of Endangered Species Act ...
(High Country News)

3 reasons why bird mortality is a
big deal to the renewable energy
industry ... (Portland Business Journal)

FL: Early stats show a healthy
start to sea turtle and Snowy Plover
seasons on Sanibel and Captiva ...
(Island Reporter)

IN: Sleeping Bear Point Trail
temporarily closed to pets to Protect
Piping plovers ... (MLive.com)

UK: Somerset webcam owl pair hatch
first egg ... (BBC News)

UK: Red Kite put down ... seriously
injured in an illegal trap ...
(Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra)
NOTE: ... next update to LBH will be
on Monday 5/25/15 6:30 am ...


more headlines on Page 2 ...  eBIRD RARITY ALERTS BY STATE: ...
Connecticut ...
Delaware ...
Georgia ...
Maryland ...
Massachusettes ...
New Hampshire ...
New Jersey ...
New York ...
North Carolina ...
Ohio ...
Pennsylvania ...
Rhode Island ...
South Carolina ...
Virginia ...
Vermont ...

CITIZEN SCIENCE:
Cornell/Audubon eBird
Project FeederWatch
report Whooping Crane sightings
report tagged TVs [pdf]
report unusual TV sightings
report unusual beaks
buy a duck stamp

BIRD CAMS:
beakspeak's birdcam list
birdspy
Cornell nest boxes
Dutch Peregrine Workgroup
WBC Wildlife TV
Xcel's birdcams home page
CA: Allen's Hummingbirds
CA: Bella Hummingbird
CA: Channel Is. eagles
CA: Hungry Owl cams
CA: San Diego Zoo condor
CA: San Diego Zoo penguins
CA: San Jose falcons
CA: Starr Ranch owls
CO: Boulder owls
CO: Brush kestrels
CO: Longmont osprey
CO: Platteville eagles
CT: Mystic Aquarium penguins
CT: Travelers tower falcons
DE: Wilmington falcon
FL: Cape Coral webcams
FL: Dunedin ospreys
GA: Berry College eagle
IA: Decorah eagles
IN: Fort Wayne falcons
MD: Black Vulture
MD: Blackwater eagles
MD: Blackwater osprey
MN: Cohasset falcons
MT: Libby Dam eagles
MO: Ameran falcons
MO: Lake of the Ozarks
NC: Holt Lake wood ducks
NE: NGPC kestrel
NE: State Capitol falcons
NE: Omaha falcons
NJ: Jersey City falcons
NY: Cornell Lab Red-tailed Hawk
NY: NYC falcons
NY: Poughkeepsie/Highland falcons
NY: Rochester falcons
OH: Cleveland falcons
OH: Columbus falcons
OK: Sequoyah eagles
PA: Harrisburg falcons
PA: Franklin Institute hawk
PA: Gulf Tower falcons
PA: Pitt. falcons
PA: Wildwood Lake feeder
SC: Hilton Head osprey
UT: Salt Lake City falcons
VA: CCB falcon cams
VA: Richmond eagles
WA: barn owl cam
WV: eagles livestream
WV: NCTC eagles
 
Antarctic gentoo penguins
AUSTRALIA - Sea Eagles
CANADA - Alberta falcons
CANADA - Etobicoke falcons
CANADA - Manitouwadge feeders
CANADA - Delta eagles
CANADA - Victoria/Sidney eagles
ENGLAND - Wirral's barn owls
ENGLAND - Worcester falcons
FRANCE - Cernay white storks
GERMANY - Heidelberg falcons
HUNGARY - Darány white stork
NETHERLANDS - De Mortel falcons
NETHERLANDS - Electrabel falcons/kestrels
SOUTH GEORGIA - penguins
SPAIN - Bonelli´s Eagle

BIRD GUIDES:
All About Birds (Cornell)
birdplants.org
Birds of North America($)
Dendroica
Sibley Guide
Sibley Guide corrections
WhatBird Identification helper

VIDEOS:
Internet Bird Collection (IBC)
Bird Cinema

PHOTOGRAPHS:
VIREO bird photo catalog
hummingbird photo database
Peter LaTourrette's
  publication-quality images

Flickr search page
where do you want to go photo index
Google image search
Yahoo! image search

RECORDINGS:
Macaulay Library Catalog
Patuxent sound files
Florida Bird Songs
bird songs from tropical america

DIRECTORIES:
Audubon chapters
bird links to the world
birding & wildlife trails
Majka's birding links
The Owl Pages
Yahoo Birding Forums

BIRDLINKS:
ABA birding ethics
ABA checklist of the BNA
accessible bird sites
Audubon CBC historical results
Audubon WatchList
Auk
avian flu fact sheet
Bent's Life Histories of NA Birds
BIO One
Bird Cams Around The World
Birder's World Magazine
birding on the net
BirdNote.org radio show
birding pals
BirdWatchersDigest.com
Breeding Bird Survey
Britain's Hawk Conservancy
Calif. Condor Cons. Org
calc area of a park or field
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Cornell's ivory-bill home page
Costa Rican Bird Route
eagle migration maps
eBird
eNature.com
free bird clipart
hummingbird migration map
hummingbird society
Hummer/Bird Study Group
ivory-bill org
Jack Siler's bird map
Kate St. John's peregrine blog
Larry Niles' red knot blog
National Audubon Society
The Nature of Delaware
North American Owls
Ohio Birding Forum
online source for ornithology books
operation migration
Pale Male
Pitt's complete Audubon collection
Project FeederWatch
Real-time Weather Data
walking/hiking trail mileage planner
Rutland Osprey Project
Sibley's blog
Sora searches
South Carolina Birding Fare
species numbers & alpha codes
Stokes Birding home page
Stokes blog
tides, sun, and moon tables
Top 25 Birding Web Sites
Two-Fisted Birdwatcher
USF&WS bald eagle hotspots
USF&WS endangered species
USF&WS ivory-bill home page
USF&WS Laws/Treaties/Regulations
USF&WS NWRs home
WhatBird Forums
WINGS birding tours

PORTALS:
About.com Birding / Beginners
About.com Birding / Wild Birds
backyard birding
birding.com
birdingguide.com
birdwatching Dot Com
fatbirder.com
where do you want to go birding?
wildbird.com

ORGANIZATIONS:
American Bird Conservancy
American Birding Association
BirdLife International
Canadian Peregrine Foundation
HawkWatch International
Purple Martin Conservation Asso.
The Nature Conservancy

WEDNESDAY: ...
CANADA - 12-year-old birder spots
rare bird in Saskatchewan ... seen
only a handful of times in Canada ...
(CBC News)

AK: How a lesser-spotted Chinese
billionaire is saving Alaska's
wildlife ... (Fortune)

MT: Researcher tries to decipher
the secret language of the forests
... (New York Times)

IL: Congressman wants federal
buildings outfitted with
bird-friendly features ... (Nextgov)

SD: Biologists say grouse numbers
up over last year on the Fort Pierre
National Grassland ... (Capital Journal)

TX: TxDOT studies Brown Pelican
vehicular deaths ... (Brownsville Herald)
PPG partners with Walker Glass to
debut bird-safe glass with low-e
coating ... (Wall Street Transcript)

ND: Hawks and eagle released at
Theodore Roosevelt National Park ...
after successful rehabs ...
(Dickinson Press)

CANADA - Winnipeg's Peregrine
Falcons lose eggs, nest in rain and
wind ... (CBC News)


more headlines on Page 2 ...

REGIONAL BIRDING SITES:
CT: Audubon Center in Greenwich
CT: Hammonasset Beach SP
CT: Lighthouse Point Park
CT: Milford Point
CT: White Memorial CC
DE: Bombay Hook NWR
DE: Delaware Bay
DE: Prime Hook NWR
DE: White Clay Creek SP
GA: Wings Over Georgia
MA: Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary
MA: Mount Auburn Cemetery
MA: Parker River NWR
MA: Pleasant Valley WS
MA: Plum Island
MD: Assateague Island NS
MD: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal NHP
MD: Conowingo Dam
MD: Ocean City
NC: Atlantic Ocean
NC: Mattamuskeet NWR
NC: Outer Banks
NC: Pea Island NWR
NH: Mount Washington
NJ: Brigantine Div./Forsythe NWR
NJ: Cape May
NY: Braddock Bay
NY: Derby Hill Bird Observatory
NY: Jamaica Bay NWR
NY: Montezuma NWR
NY: Niagara Falls
OH: Adams Lake SP
OH: Crane Creek
OH: Green Lawn Cem. and Arb.
OH: Headlands Beach SP
OH: Killdeer Plains
OH: Magee Marsh
OH: Ottawa NWR
PA: Conejohela Flats
PA: Hawk Mountain
PA: Middle Creek WMA
PA: Presque Isle State Park
PA: Tinicum (John Heinz NWR)
RI: Block Island NWR
RI: Sachuest Point NWR
SC: Cape Romain NWR
SC: Carolina Sandhills NWR
SC: Huntington Beach SP
VA: Chesapeake Bay Brdg & Tunnel
VA: Chincoteague NWR
VA: Great Falls Park
VA: Kiptopeke SP
VA: Shenandoah National Park
VT: Dead Creek WMA
WV: Cranesville Swamp Preserve
WV: Green Bottom WMA
WV: Monongahela National Forest

REGIONAL WEB SITES:
Baltimore Bird Club
birding Charleston, SC
Cape May Bird Observatory
Cape May RBA
Friends of Blackwater NWR
Kate St.John's blog
Lancaster Crow Coalition
Mt. Zion Grasslands
New England hummers
South Carolina birding hotspots map
Tom's Plum Island page

REGIONAL: ...     ABA BIRD REPORTS ...
NY: Little Egret/05-21 ...
NJ: Lawrence's Warbler/05-21 ...
NC: Arctic Tern/05-21 ...
MA: Wilson's Phalarope/05-21 ...
OH: American White Pelican/05-21 ...
NC: Ringed Turtle Dove/05-21 ...
Resident geese: a water quality
problem or just fuss & feathers? ...
(Chesapeake Bay Journal)

NY: 24 little penguins from
Australia go on display at Bronx Zoo
... (AP/U-T San Diego)

MA: HULL - Brutal winter changed
coastline ... could impact Piping
Plover breeding ... (My Fox Boston)

VT: Giant hummingbird mural in the
works for downtown Burlington ...
(Seven Days)

MD: BALTIMORE - Peregrine Falcon
eggs hatch at TransAmerica Building
... (CBS Baltimore)

MA: Off course flyer ... Sandhill
Crane enjoys Vineyard detour ...
(Vineyard Gazette)

DE: LEWES - Piping Plover nest
forces closure of Gordon Pond Beach
... (Delmarva Daily Times)

OH: DAYTON - Downtown Peregrine
Falcon to be banded ... (WDTN)

SC: SCDNR Wildlife Biologists learn
some Red Knots go straight from SC to
the Arctic ... (ABC 4)

NY: Volunteers building, installing
bird boxes on shore of Onondaga Lake
... (Syracuse.com)

MD: Towson man wins Maryland
migratory waterfowl stamp design
contest ... (Baltimore Sun)
NC: HENDERSONVILLE - Proposed disc
golf course ruffles feathers of
birders ... (Winston-Salem Journal)

RECENTLY: ... House bill puts 10-year hold on sage
grouse listing ... ranchers declare
victory ... (Capital Press)

GA: First Peregrine Falcon nest in
80 years in natural setting found in
north Georgia state park ...
(Albany Herald)

NY: Proposal seeks to dim NYC
skyline at night to help migratory
birds ... (ABC News)

PA: READING - PGC presses charges
against five people accused of
illegally killing 265 Snow Geese ...
(WHTM)

KS: Piratic Flycatcher lands in
western Kansas ... state record ...
(Wichita Eagle)

Lab of Ornithology wildlife film
explores sagebrush species ...
(Cornell Chronicle)

UK: Loch Garten Osprey love
triangle ends in tragedy ...
(Aberdeen Press and Journal)


more headlines on Page 2 ...

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