:: The University of Alberta has created a citizen science project to help accurately estimate the number of bird window collisions in residential homes in Canada.
:: A dramatic increase in the Ross’s Goose population is causing ecological damage to the Arctic
:: Urban birds in Britain fare better in colder weather than rural birds do
:: The US Fish & Wildlife Service has proposed an Endangered Species Act listing of ‘threatened’ for the rufa Red Knot
:: The ABA’s Young Birders Blog — The Eyrie — has moved to a new blog address. Make sure you check their blog out and add the new URL to your favourite blog reader!
:: A game cam in Russia got some amazing photographs of a Golden Eagle taking down and killing a Sika Deer
:: The once-abundant Common Loon is facing declines in Canada
:: Black Cockatoos in Western Australia are recolonizing replanted forests at former mining sites.
:: An article by Nick Walker for the October issue of Canadian Geographic about citizen science and the important research that Bird Studies Canada does (full disclosure — I’m interviewed at the end of the article)
Great posts in birding blogs this week: