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1 Sep 2014
Labor Day

(New York Times)
TODAY: ...
How America's most plentiful bird
disappeared ... (WBEZ)

AK: Neil Hayward finds Brown Shrike
in the village of Gambell ... only
the 4th ABA record ... (ABA Blog)

CA: 1st Annual World Shorebirds Day
kicks off September 6th ... (KQED)

AR: Arkansas rice farmers urged to
help count rails ... while driving
their combines ... (KARK)

WA: Seattle firefighter saves
wounded hummingbird ...
(The Weather Channel)

UK: Study finds UK's wagtails
suffering long-term declines ...
(The Guardian)

GERMANY - Researchers discover
infidelity among Crimson-breasted
Shrike nesting pairs ...
(Independent Online)
NOTE: ... next update to LBH will be
on Wednesday 9/3/14 ...

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 ...

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

beakspeak's birdcam list
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

All About Birds (Cornell)
Birds of North America($)
Sibley Guide
Sibley Guide corrections
WhatBird Identification helper

Internet Bird Collection (IBC)
Bird Cinema

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

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

ABA birding ethics
ABA checklist of the BNA
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avian flu fact sheet
Bent's Life Histories of NA Birds
Bird Cams Around The World
Birder's World Magazine
birding on the net radio show
birding pals
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
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: Birding / Beginners Birding / Wild Birds
backyard birding
birdwatching Dot Com
where do you want to go birding?

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

PUERTO RICO - Puerto Rican Parrots
born wild first time in 144 years ...
(AP/U-T San Diego)

Feds giving renewable-energy free
pass on unlawful bird deaths ...
(National Review Online)

CA: California drought could impact
bird habitats, rice prices ... (KCRA)

Realistic robo-hawks designed to
fly around and terrorize real birds
... (Wired)


"Hissing" Owls ...
warning away unwanted visitors ...

ICELAND - Iceland's seabird
colonies vanishing ... "massive"
chick deaths ... (National Geographic)

CANADA - Set-back for Calgary Zoo's
Sage Grouse captive breeding program
... (am770)

UK: Chemical pollution, climate
change threatening 1300 species of
birds ... (International Business Times)

UK: Longest running weekly bird
newspaper report in the world sees
end of an era ... as local phone
hotline shuts down ... (Daily Post)

more headlines on Page 2 ...

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

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

MA: Buff-breasted Sandpiper/08-31 ...
NC: Buff-breasted Sandpiper/08-31 ...
NC: Rufous Hummingbird/08-31 ...
OH: Wilson's Phalarope/08-31 ...
MA: Baird's Sandpiper/08-31 ...
NY: Baird's Sandpiper/08-31 ...
NY: Marbled Godwit/08-31 ...
OH: Marbled Godwit/08-31 ...
DE: Loggerhead Shrike/08-31 ...
PA: Black Tern/08-31 ...
WV: Black Tern/08-31 ...
OH: Hudsonian Godwit/08-31 ...
PA: Little Blue Heron/08-31 ...
MD: Yellow-bellied Flycatcher/08-31 ...
PA: Passenger Pigeons found in
various collections across
Pennsylvania ... (Penn Live)

PA: Microbursts kill hundreds of
birds in freak storm in Lancaster
County ... (Lancaster Newspapers)

NY: Bird-lovers rally to save
endangered Peregrines facing eviction
... from a swanky Central Park West
condo ... (New York Post)

NJ: How to identify and find Barn
Owls in New Jersey ... (Mike Britt's Blog)
NJ: STONE HARBOR - Dredge material
use being tested to rebuild marshes
... (Cape May County Herald)

DE: LEWES - Nesting Piping Plovers
produce eight chicks at Cape Henlopen
... (WDDE)


Leonard Soucy, 82 ... cofounder of The Raptor Trust ...

NY: Ravens returning to New York
City? ... (New York Times)

VIDEOLINK ... First Flight: A
Mother Hummingbird’s Story ...
(Duncraft's Wild Bird Blog)

Biggest bird nests in the world ...
2,000 pounds ... (Wired)

DC: Snowy Owl seen in downtown DC
in January dies in Minnesota ...
(National Geographic)

UT: Images record amazing dance of
the Sage Grouse ... (Salt Lake Tribune)

MI: Birding by hot air balloon ...
a top down approach ... (Allegheny Front)

SC: Wood Stork nest numbers
continue to climb in South Carolina
... (Charleston Post Courier)
Snowy Owl update from Scott
Weidensaul of Project SNOWstorm ...
(Minneapolis Star Tribune)

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

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

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

New tool for measuring birds from
photographs ... (

more headlines on Page 2 ...


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