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Monday
18 Aug 2014
JAPAN - SCIENTISTS REPORT
GENETIC ABNORMALITIES IN BIRDS,
INSECTS, PLANTS NEAR FUKUSHIMA


(RT.com)
TODAY: ...
OR: Taking up arms where birds
feast on buffet of salmon ...
(New York Times)
NM: Nesting Swainson's Hawks attack
passersby at New Mexico university
... (Reuters)

GA: Harris Neck NWR played
important role in Wood Storks'
resurgence ... (The State)
CA: Lawsuit launched to protect San
Diego's vanishing wetlands from
airport runway project ...
(Center for Biological Diversity)

CANADA - Nest cups seem to be
helping Barn Swallows ...
(Orillia Packet & Times)

UK: Collins Bird Guide goes digital
... iPhone & iPad ... (Express)

UK: Glossy Ibis makes rare visit to
Frampton Marsh ... (Boston Standard)
NOTE: ... next update to LBH will be
on Wednesday 8/20/14 ...


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

FRIDAY: ...
MD: BALTIMORE - Avian activists try
to curtail bird fatalities from
collisions with city's buildings ...
(Baltimore Magazine)

Hurricanes present another threat
to birds before and during fall
migration ... (Surfbirds News)
New study finds many bird species
besides House Finches exposed to "eye
disease" ... (Newswise)

Birding by the season through the
National Park System ...
(National Parks Traveler)

MT: The Butcher Bird ... life,
death and fast food on the plains ...
(National Geographic)

AZ: Some of Arizona's August
hummingbirds ...
(Gordon's Birding Adventures)

CA: Developer plowing ahead with
construction of 'Eco-Resort' in
Western Snowy Plover habitat ...
(Monterey County Weekly)

AFRICA - Africa’s vultures
threatened by an assault on all
fronts ... (Yale 360)

CANADA - Toronto police marine unit
battling Barn Swallow infestation ...
(Toronto Star)


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 ...
VA: Ruff/08-17 ...
OH: Swallow-tailed Kite/08-17 ...
DE: Lark Sparrow/08-17 ...
SC: Wilson's Phalarope/08-17 ...
MD: American White Pelican/08-17 ...
CT: Blue Grosbeak/08-17 ...
OH: Piping Plover/08-17 ...
MD: Upland Sandpiper/08-17 ...
PA: Annual fall hawk, raptor count
begins at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary ...
(NorthcentralPA.com)
DE: Delaware's first finding of West
Nile virus in wild birds reported for
2014 ... (WBOC)

NY: Manhattan millionaire condo
tries to evict endangered Peregrine
Falcons ... Jeff Bezos ... Larry
Mullen Jr ... (Telegraph.co)

NY: Endangered Piping Plovers enjoy
a baby boom this summer in Rockaway
... (New York Daily News)

OH: Dayton airport hopes prairie
grass will prevent bird strikes ...
(Fox News)

OH: CLEVELAND - Sandhill Cranes now
at Cleveland Museum of Natural
History ... (Plain Dealer)

 

PA: PHILADELPHIA - Falconer Courtney Douds and her Red-tailed Hawk part of West Philly's vibrant community ...
(University City Review)

RECENTLY: ...
BRAZIL - New population of
Critically Endangered parakeet found
in north-east Brazil ...
(Birdlife International)

NY: STONY BROOK - New rules for
hummingbird watchers as preserve
owner awaits court date ...
(East End Beacon)

PA: PITTSBURGH - Watch Pittsburgh's
Peregrine Falcons ... live! from The
Gulf Tower ... (Pittsburgh Post Gazette)

VIDEOLINK ... Toucan Photobomb! ...
(BirdNote)

UK: White-tailed Sea Eagles
successfully raise chick ... (BBC News)

3D printing project hopes to bring
birds back to the city ... (3D Print)

New study says errors creep into
bird surveys as volunteers get older
... (National Geographic)

CA: There's a new species in
California ... (sort of) ... (KQED)

Zeiss announces 'world's brightest
binocular' ... new VICTORY HT 54 ...
(OutdoorsFIRST)

New tool for measuring birds from
photographs ... (littleBirdieHome.com)


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