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Wednesday
26 Nov 2014
MN: LOST HUMMINGBIRD
GETS JET LIFT FROM
MINNESOTA TO TEXAS


FEDS SAY IT SHOULD HAVE FLOWN ITSELF
(ABC News)

TODAY: ...
Study says hummingbirds actually
fly more like insects ...
(Washington Post)
Lawsuit launched to strengthen
protections for Gunnison Sage Grouse
... (Wildlife News)

MI: Activists asking residents to
stop feeding Sandhill Cranes ... the
birds have become a nuisance and act
unnaturally ... (MLive.com)

FL: Turkey Vultures attack parked
cars at industrial park ...
(Palm Beach Post)

 

BOOKREVIEW ...
World of Birds: A Beginner's Guide ...
by Kim Kurki ...
(NJ.com)

EUROPE - New strain of bird flu
prompts warning for farmers ...
(Voice of America)

UK: SCOTLAND - Fund opens for farms
hit by flocks of Pink-footed Geese
... (Aberdeen Press and Journal)

UK: Peregrine Falcon rescued after
becoming trapped in anti-pigeon
netting ... (Plymouth Herald)
NOTE: ... next update to LBH will be
on Friday 11/28/14 6:30 am ...


more headlines on Page 2 ...  eBIRD RARITY ALERTS BY STATE: ...
Connecticut ...
Delaware ...
Georgia ...
Maryland ...
Massachusettes ...
New Hampshire ...
New Jersey ...
New York ...
North Carolina ...
Ohio ...
Pennsylvania ...
Rhode Island ...
South Carolina ...
Virginia ...
Vermont ...

CITIZEN SCIENCE:
Cornell/Audubon eBird
Project FeederWatch
report Whooping Crane sightings
report tagged TVs [pdf]
report unusual TV sightings
report unusual beaks
buy a duck stamp

BIRD CAMS:
beakspeak's birdcam list
birdspy
Cornell nest boxes
Dutch Peregrine Workgroup
WBC Wildlife TV
Xcel's birdcams home page
CA: Allen's Hummingbirds
CA: Bella Hummingbird
CA: Channel Is. eagles
CA: Hungry Owl cams
CA: San Diego Zoo condor
CA: San Diego Zoo penguins
CA: San Jose falcons
CA: Starr Ranch owls
CO: Boulder owls
CO: Brush kestrels
CO: Longmont osprey
CO: Platteville eagles
CT: Mystic Aquarium penguins
CT: Travelers tower falcons
DE: Wilmington falcon
FL: Cape Coral webcams
FL: Dunedin ospreys
GA: Berry College eagle
IA: Decorah eagles
IN: Fort Wayne falcons
MD: Black Vulture
MD: Blackwater eagles
MD: Blackwater osprey
MN: Cohasset falcons
MT: Libby Dam eagles
MO: Ameran falcons
MO: Lake of the Ozarks
NC: Holt Lake wood ducks
NE: NGPC kestrel
NE: State Capitol falcons
NE: Omaha falcons
NJ: Jersey City falcons
NY: Cornell Lab Red-tailed Hawk
NY: NYC falcons
NY: Poughkeepsie/Highland falcons
NY: Rochester falcons
OH: Cleveland falcons
OH: Columbus falcons
OK: Sequoyah eagles
PA: Harrisburg falcons
PA: Franklin Institute hawk
PA: Gulf Tower falcons
PA: Pitt. falcons
PA: Wildwood Lake feeder
SC: Hilton Head osprey
UT: Salt Lake City falcons
VA: CCB falcon cams
VA: Richmond eagles
WA: barn owl cam
WV: eagles livestream
WV: NCTC eagles
 
Antarctic gentoo penguins
AUSTRALIA - Sea Eagles
CANADA - Alberta falcons
CANADA - Etobicoke falcons
CANADA - Manitouwadge feeders
CANADA - Delta eagles
CANADA - Victoria/Sidney eagles
ENGLAND - Wirral's barn owls
ENGLAND - Worcester falcons
FRANCE - Cernay white storks
GERMANY - Heidelberg falcons
HUNGARY - Darány white stork
NETHERLANDS - De Mortel falcons
NETHERLANDS - Electrabel falcons/kestrels
SOUTH GEORGIA - penguins
SPAIN - Bonelli´s Eagle

BIRD GUIDES:
All About Birds (Cornell)
birdplants.org
Birds of North America($)
Dendroica
Sibley Guide
Sibley Guide corrections
WhatBird Identification helper

VIDEOS:
Internet Bird Collection (IBC)
Bird Cinema

PHOTOGRAPHS:
VIREO bird photo catalog
hummingbird photo database
Peter LaTourrette's
  publication-quality images

Flickr search page
where do you want to go photo index
Google image search
Yahoo! image search

RECORDINGS:
Macaulay Library Catalog
Patuxent sound files
Florida Bird Songs
bird songs from tropical america

DIRECTORIES:
Audubon chapters
bird links to the world
birding & wildlife trails
Majka's birding links
The Owl Pages
Yahoo Birding Forums

BIRDLINKS:
ABA birding ethics
ABA checklist of the BNA
accessible bird sites
Audubon CBC historical results
Audubon WatchList
Auk
avian flu fact sheet
Bent's Life Histories of NA Birds
BIO One
Bird Cams Around The World
Birder's World Magazine
birding on the net
BirdNote.org radio show
birding pals
BirdWatchersDigest.com
Breeding Bird Survey
Britain's Hawk Conservancy
Calif. Condor Cons. Org
calc area of a park or field
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Cornell's ivory-bill home page
Costa Rican Bird Route
eagle migration maps
eBird
eNature.com
free bird clipart
hummingbird migration map
hummingbird society
Hummer/Bird Study Group
ivory-bill org
Jack Siler's bird map
Kate St. John's peregrine blog
Larry Niles' red knot blog
National Audubon Society
The Nature of Delaware
North American Owls
Ohio Birding Forum
online source for ornithology books
operation migration
Pale Male
Pitt's complete Audubon collection
Project FeederWatch
Real-time Weather Data
walking/hiking trail mileage planner
Rutland Osprey Project
Sibley's blog
Sora searches
South Carolina Birding Fare
species numbers & alpha codes
Stokes Birding home page
Stokes blog
tides, sun, and moon tables
Top 25 Birding Web Sites
Two-Fisted Birdwatcher
USF&WS bald eagle hotspots
USF&WS endangered species
USF&WS ivory-bill home page
USF&WS Laws/Treaties/Regulations
USF&WS NWRs home
WhatBird Forums
WINGS birding tours

PORTALS:
About.com Birding / Beginners
About.com Birding / Wild Birds
backyard birding
birding.com
birdingguide.com
birdwatching Dot Com
fatbirder.com
where do you want to go birding?
wildbird.com

ORGANIZATIONS:
American Bird Conservancy
American Birding Association
BirdLife International
Canadian Peregrine Foundation
HawkWatch International
Purple Martin Conservation Asso.
The Nature Conservancy

MONDAY: ...
USGS report says Greater Sage
Grouse need wider buffer zone than
thought ... (Spokesman Review)

WI: Snowy Owls get early start in
Wisconsin ... at least 31 recorded
this month ... (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

GA: Cameras set up for Savannah
eagles ... but owls have other plans
... (Savannah Morning News)

MN: Birders want Kelm-Helgen gone
over Vikings stadium glass ...
(Minnesota Public Radio)

Watch a tree lose its 'leaves' ...
as roosting birds take off ... (LiftBump)

CA: Conservation biologists may
have driven two species to extinction
... (Slate Magazine)

FL: Naples Zoo looking for missing
Barn Owl ... (NBC2 News )

 

BOOKREVIEW ...
Hummingbirds: A Life-size Guide to Every Species ...
by Michael Fogden ...
(Boston Public Library)

UK: Best year yet for Cirl Bunting
project ... 100+ fledglings this past
summer ... (Bird Watch)

Eight new bird species breeding in
Denmark ... (Copenhagen Post)


more headlines on Page 2 ...

REGIONAL BIRDING SITES:
CT: Audubon Center in Greenwich
CT: Hammonasset Beach SP
CT: Lighthouse Point Park
CT: Milford Point
CT: White Memorial CC
DE: Bombay Hook NWR
DE: Delaware Bay
DE: Prime Hook NWR
DE: White Clay Creek SP
GA: Wings Over Georgia
MA: Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary
MA: Mount Auburn Cemetery
MA: Parker River NWR
MA: Pleasant Valley WS
MA: Plum Island
MD: Assateague Island NS
MD: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal NHP
MD: Conowingo Dam
MD: Ocean City
NC: Atlantic Ocean
NC: Mattamuskeet NWR
NC: Outer Banks
NC: Pea Island NWR
NH: Mount Washington
NJ: Brigantine Div./Forsythe NWR
NJ: Cape May
NY: Braddock Bay
NY: Derby Hill Bird Observatory
NY: Jamaica Bay NWR
NY: Montezuma NWR
NY: Niagara Falls
OH: Adams Lake SP
OH: Crane Creek
OH: Green Lawn Cem. and Arb.
OH: Headlands Beach SP
OH: Killdeer Plains
OH: Magee Marsh
OH: Ottawa NWR
PA: Conejohela Flats
PA: Hawk Mountain
PA: Middle Creek WMA
PA: Presque Isle State Park
PA: Tinicum (John Heinz NWR)
RI: Block Island NWR
RI: Sachuest Point NWR
SC: Cape Romain NWR
SC: Carolina Sandhills NWR
SC: Huntington Beach SP
VA: Chesapeake Bay Brdg & Tunnel
VA: Chincoteague NWR
VA: Great Falls Park
VA: Kiptopeke SP
VA: Shenandoah National Park
VT: Dead Creek WMA
WV: Cranesville Swamp Preserve
WV: Green Bottom WMA
WV: Monongahela National Forest

REGIONAL WEB SITES:
Baltimore Bird Club
birding Charleston, SC
Cape May Bird Observatory
Cape May RBA
Friends of Blackwater NWR
Kate St.John's blog
Lancaster Crow Coalition
Mt. Zion Grasslands
New England hummers
South Carolina birding hotspots map
Tom's Plum Island page

REGIONAL: ...     ABA BIRD REPORTS ...
VA: Crested Caracara/11-25 ...
NY: Cassin's Kingbird/11-25 ...
MA: Ash-throated Flycatcher/11-25 ...
MD: Trumpeter Swan/11-25 ...
NY: Common Ground Dove/11-25 ...
PA: Snowy Owl/11-25 ...
MD: Franklin's Gull/11-25 ...
CT: Eurasian Wigeon/11-25 ...
MD: American White Pelican/11-25 ...
CT: Common Raven/11-25 ...
MD: Black-legged Kittiwake/11-25 ...
NY: Rare Cassin's Kingbird spotted
in Brooklyn, New York ...
(Albany Times Union)

VA: VIRGINIA BEACH - Peregrine
Falcon back at Oceanfront for 18th
year ... (Virginian-Pilot)

NJ: N.J. bill would help residents
who cultivate natural habitats ...
(Philly.com)

RECENTLY: ...
WY: Sage Grouse are doing well in
Wyoming ... the most chicks per hen
since 2005 ... (KGWN)

Scientists document fur seals
having sex with King Penguins against
the penguins' wishes ... (BBC News)

 

OR: Wind firm seeks to block release of bird-death data ...
Pacific Corp files suit to hide numbers from AP ...
(AP/Philly.com)

OR: National Geographic asks: ...
should US government kill thousands
of birds to save salmon? ...
(National Geographic)

PA: Rufous Hummingbirds expanding
eastward ... show up here in the late
fall ... (Allegheny Front)

CANADA - Birds getting drunk on
fermented berries ... put in jail
until sobered up ... (Toronto Star)

 

Early Peterson field guides still useful, inspiring to birders ...
(Chicago Daily Herald)

Panama sets new raptor migration
record ... 100-mile long river of
birds passing all day ... (UPI.com)

MD: Chan Robbins has participated
in annual CBC since 1934 ... that's
right - 1934! ... (Audubon Magizone)

OH: Magee Marsh wins USA Today best
birdwatching spot ...
(Port Clinton News Herald)

 

OR: Strycker announces intent to go after World Big Year record ...
wants 5000 birds in 2015 ...
(The Oregonian)

ID: Study finds hummingbirds live
five times longer than thought ...
(CBS News)

MD: Bald Eagles starring at
Conowingo Dam ... now through
February ... (Baltimore Sun)

New tool for measuring birds from
photographs ... (littleBirdieHome.com)


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