Birding News #26

:: ABA Rare Bird Alert: A Rufous-necked Wood-Rail was found on July 7th at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, in New Mexico. This is a first record for the ABA area.

:: Bird Studies Canada has published a new report analyzing results from the Canadian Lakes Loon Survey

:: A new study says that smaller birds might be able to adapt to climate change

:: There is a lot of controversy following the naming of the Lark Bunting and also the decline of the species

:: The Iowa Young Birders Club is holding a Young Birders Day on August 10th 

:: Habitat destruction is more of a threat to Greater Prairie Chickens than wind turbines

:: The Atlantic takes a tour of the Powdermill Avian Research Center in Pennsylvania, the longest-continuously running bird banding station in the United States (only the Long Point Bird Observatory program, in Ontario, is older)

:: The eBird top 100 list is now global!

Great posts in birding blogs this week:

:: From Tim at Bird Canada: Birding from Your Car — Photo Essay

:: From Mia at On the Wing Photography: The Amazing Legacy of the Bluebird Man

:: From Two Birders and Binoculars: Interesting Facts about 5 Unique State Birds

:: From Sharon at Birdchick: The latest Birdchick podcast

:: From Kirby at Birding is Fun: Birding is More than Fun! Its Fabulous!

:: From Laurence at Butler’s Birds: Lake’s Park: Stand-out Birds

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