:: Rare Bird Alert in Canada: A Purple Sandpiper was found May 9th at the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary in Calgary, Alberta.
:: Rare Bird Alert in Canada: A Little Egret (Code 4) has been spotted in Fair Haven, Newfoundland.
:: Birds in Egypt are being threatened because hunters are putting out nets to trap the birds for illegal proposes. You can sign a petition here set up by the Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union to encourage making the trapping of birds in Egypt illegal.
:: A group of blind birders in Michigan are teaching others about the joys of birding through birding by ear.
:: Bird Studies Canada has a new citizen scientist program for monitoring Barn Swallows as part of NestWatch.
:: The Bahamas National Trust is taking measures to protect crucial wintering habitat for the endangered Kirtland’s Warbler.
:: Bird songs are used in more ways than you might think!
:: An environmental adviser with an Alberta electric utility company has established Canada’s first Avian Protection Plan, to prevent bird collisions with the power lines.
Great posts in birding blogs this week:
:: A new friend I met at the Snow Goose Chase has just started a bird blog so please head over to his new blog, Bird Boy!