Birding News #29

:: Birdorable has just added Passenger Pigeon, Southern Ground Hornbill, and European Bee-eater coloring pages to their website, so if you have young birders at home be sure to print them out and start coloring!

:: People are letting their dogs run loose on beaches in Maine where Piping Plovers and Least Terns are nesting. The dogs are causing harm and death to the nests and fledgling birds.

:: A very informative and interesting article on the Eskimo Curlew

:: Which Came First, The Bird or the Bird Brain?

:: Veeries adjust their singing patterns in the evening when Barred Owls are calling, so they don’t become the owls’ next meal

:: A cute but sad cartoon video about Dodos and other animals facing extinction around the world

:: The CTV station in London, Ontario, is looking for name suggestions for the family of three Red-tailed Hawks hanging around their offices.

Great posts in birding blogs this week:

:: From Jochen at 10,000 Birds: Godwits are Bad Ambassadors of Conservation

:: From Aidan at PA BirdingHog Island: Puffins, Corvids, and One of the Greatest Weeks of my Life Part 2

:: From Tim at Thermal Birding: Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks in southern Delaware!

:: From Matthew at Birds Calgary: A Hummingbird Nest

:: From Roger Bird, guest writer for the ABA blogOpen Mic: Alexander Wilson, the Father of American Ornithology ( just got a copy of this book for my birthday!)

:: From Julie Zickefoose’s blogTennessee Sandhill Crane Hunt…Proposed Again

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