:: Rare Bird Alert in Canada: A Garganey (Code 4) has been found around Mirabel, Laurentides, Quebec.
:: A pair of Peregrine Falcons at the Bell Tower in Edmonton, Alberta, have laid three eggs, and the Alberta Conservation Association has put up a cam so you can watch the pair via live streaming.
:: BirdWatching Magazine has a list of 19 books about birds that have been recently published, and the editors’ favorites
:: A man from Alaska defended his family from a bear attack using his spotting scope and tripod
:: About 50 ducks were rescued in Belle Plaine, Saskatchewan, after landing in potash waste water ponds
:: The Madagascar Pochard is the world’s rarest duck and now, 58 of them are part of a captive breeding program to help stabilize the wild population
:: Birders are getting very frustrated with shooters who are disrespectful of the Pawnee National Grassland in Colorado
Great posts in birding blogs this week:
:: From Landon at Two Birders and Binoculars: Where do Birds Sleep?
:: From Russell at BC Rare Bird Alert: Help Support The Spoon-billed Sandpiper
:: From Sharon, beat writer for 10,000 Birds: How Close is “Too Close” to an Owl?
:: From Ryan, beat writer for Birding is Fun: A Hybrid Dusky Grouse x Sharp-tailed Grouse
:: From Mia at On The Wing Photography: Bird Sampler for April 28 through May 4, 2013