Birding News #7

:: The New Zealand Storm Petrel, thought to be extinct until 2003, has been discovered breeding 50 km from Auckland.

:: There have been 10 big discoveries because of geolocators on birds.

:: An interesting golden colored redpoll has shown up in Alaska.

:: The General Motors Company in Detroit is encouraging its employees to turn off their office lights at night to prevent bird collisions and deaths.

:: As we already know, pesticides don’t do birds any favors, especially grassland species.

Great posts in birding blogs this week:

:: From Sharon at Birdchick: The latest Birdchick Podcast

:: From Pat Bumstead, beat writer, at Birding Is Fun: Didn’t Dip on the Dipper

:: From Dawn at Dawns bloggy blog: Look what the storm brought in…

:: From The Audubon Blog, The Perch: 10 Wonderfully Weird Bird Beaks

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