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Wednesday
17 Dec 2014
UK: BITTERN NUMBERS HIT
HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE
19TH CENTURY IN THE UK


(BBC News)
TODAY: ...
Whittle and Stephenson release new
iPhone app for 'The Warbler Guide'
... features 3D images of every
warbler ... (Birding Is Fun)

OR: Voluntary sage-grouse
initiatives in Oregon appear
protected from congressional spending
block ... (Capital Press)

You're invited to join in ... the
Christmas Bird Count ... (BirdNote)

 

BOOKREVIEW ...
The Birds of Costa Rica: A Field Guide (Second Edition) ...
by Garrigues and Dean ...
(Birder's Library)

 

BRAZIL - First-ever reserves established to protect Brazil's Araripe Manakin ...
(American Bird Conservancy)
NOTE: ... next update to LBH will be
on Friday 12/19/14 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

MONDAY: ...
FL: Ultralight-led Whooping Crane
migration finished ... (CBS Miami)

IN: It’s another good year for
seeing rare Snowy Owls in Indiana ...
(Indiana Public Media)

CO: Colorado preparing lawsuit
challenging fed's decision to protect
Gunnison Sage Grouse ... (AP/KKCO)

CO: Birding brings a new look at
Rocky Mountain National Park ...
(Denver Post )

PERU - Greenpeace publicity stunt
damages ancient monument in Peru ...
(RedOrbit)

New genetics study reveals how
Emperor and Adelie Penguins survive
the harsh Antarctic ...
(Science World Report)

UK: Amazing starling murmuration at
nature reserve ... video and picture
... (Cambridge 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 ...
NJ: Pink-footed Goose/12-16 ...
MA: Townsend's Warbler/12-16 ...
OH: Gr. White-fronted Goose/12-16 ...
NY: Gr. White-fronted Goose/12-16 ...
RI: Eurasian Wigeon/12-16 ...
NY: Barnacle Goose/12-16 ...
VA: Virginia to play critical role
in recovery of Red Knot ...
(William and Mary News)

 

PA: HARRISBURG - Snowy Owl rescued by police healed, released ...
(Lebanon Daily News)

OH: Countless crows, droppings
rankle Springfield residents ...
(LancasterOnline)

 

MD: BALTIMORE - Jet lands safely at BWI after bird strike ...
with engine on fire and a hole in the wing ...
(Daily Mail)

VA: VIRGINIA BEACH - Red-tailed
Hawk makes crash landing in Alanton
garage ... (Virginian-Pilot)

RECENTLY: ...
Congress throws Sage Grouse
protections under the bus ... to
secure budget compromise ...
(The Oregonian)

MN: NFL Vikings, 3M to test
'invisible' bird-safe film for new
stadium this spring ... to avert
lawsuits and legislative action ...
(Minneapolis Star Tribune)

DC: Lights out effort reduces
deadly bird-building collisions in DC
... (Voice of America)

Feds officially classify Red Knot a
threatened species ... (AP/ABC News)

FL: Burrowing Owl 'selfie' earns
national wildlife photo contest title
... (Cape Coral Daily Breeze)

AUSTRALIA - Six extraordinary
Australian birds you need to see ...
(The Conversation AU )

CANADA - Mega-rarity excites
birders in New Brunswick ... not seen
there in more than 100 years ...
(CBC News)

Documentary on ducks ... (PBS Nature)
TN: Red-tailed Hawk attacks, kills
family's dog ... (USA Today)

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


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