Birding News #8

:: A Florida subspecies of Burrowing Owl has found its way to Nova Scotia, a long way off from its usual place

:: A study on the decline of Rusty Blackbirds

:: Connecticut’s “State of the Birds” finds a decline of 17 species of birds that eat only insects caught while flying

:: A story from The New York Times about the plight of the Sage Grouse, a nearly extinct species

:: In Texas, a man pleads guilty to the shooting of an endangered Whooping Crane

Great posts in birding blogs this week:

:: From Dan Arndt, beat writer, at Birds Calgary: Wednesday Wings — Short-eared Owls

:: From Tammy Karr, beat writer, at Birding Is Fun: Synchronized Fishing

:: From Sharon at Birdchick: The latest Birdchick Podcast (Sharon mentioned my Digiscoping post in her podcast!) Thanks so much, Sharon.

:: From , beat writer, at Thermal Birding: Review — The New Stokes Field Guide to Birds: Eastern Birds

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