:: A remarkable photo, taken last December, of a Mascarene Petrel — not only is it one of the first photos taken at sea of the rare species, but it’s the first picture of any bird flying while obviously bearing an egg, and is also the first evidence of the species’ return from its pre-laying exodus.
:: One day last week, three different airplanes landing at LaGuardia Airport in New York in four hours experienced bird strikes; it’s not known yet what species were involved.
:: A company in the Netherlands is testing remote control operated robotic eagles and falcons, called “Robirds”, to scare away real birds from airports and farms.
:: Some researchers are tricking Steller’s Jays with tainted eggs to help save the threatened Marbled Murrelet
:: An influx of Cattle Egrets has closed a playground in Houston, Texas.
Great posts in birding blogs this week:
:: From David at 10,000 Birds: The Complete Guide To Dodo Relatives Living and Dead