:: Birders in Fredericton, New Brunswick are excited by the large numbers of large numbers of Chimney Swifts in the area
:: The endangered Hawaiian Hawks have been found injured on Big Island
:: A story from The New Yorker about how birds talk
:: In some places, bumblebees steal bird nests, using their “buzz” to scare away the birds.
:: Arctic Terns breeding in the Netherlands migrate to their wintering in Antarctica, by way of New Zealand!
:: The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has released its Master Set of 4,938 downloadable bird songs, a project that has taken 80 years to complete.
:: Many Atlantic Puffins are dying of starvation because of what scientists think is a shifting fish population and the rise of the ocean’s temperature.
:: 48 birders were rescued from a sinking ship while on a pelagic trip in England
:: Tree Swallows are getting lots of help in Pointe-Claire, Quebec
Great posts in birding blogs this week:
:: My friend Marcel’s Baillie Birdathon results — featuring spudnuts!