Birding News #5

:: Another young Whooping Crane has been shot, but at least the hunter turned himself in.

:: City birds are breeding earlier than their country cousins because of ambient light.

:: A north Toronto office complex with has been cleared of charges in a case where about 800 birds were killed or injured in 2010. The Globe and Mail has the story and so does the Toronto Star.

:: More on birds crashing into windows: a podcast from the CBC’s Toronto Metro radio show.

:: A new species of owl has been discovered in Indonesia.

Great posts in birding blogs this week:

:: From 10,000 Birds: I and the Bird: What is a Falcon?

:: From Sharon at Birdchick: The latest Birdchick Podcast

:: From Mia at On the Wing Photography: The size comparison between a Roseate Spoonbill and a Wood Stork

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