- North American Boreal Forest Region is disappearing. At 1.5 billion acres, it represents 26 percent of the land area of the US and Canada, 25 percent of remaining forests, and is relied upon for nearly half of all North American bird species. Check out the Boreal Songbird Initiative conservation effort.
- Centre for Evidence-Based Conservation report suggests that windfarms should not be built near populations of birds of conservation importance and that more research needs to be done on the impact of offshore windfarms since birds do not 'get used' to windfarms.
- Zambia given $7 million by the Global Environmental Facility and the United Nations Development Programme to protect endangered wildlife species in the country's game parks.
- Man calls police to report a burglary. Turns out the suspect was a Red-tailed Hawk that crashed through a window. The hawk was taken to a humane society for treatment.
- Glasgow University develops fake eggs to gather vital data in nesting birds.
- Golden Eagle egg laid in Glenveagh National Park in the north-west of Ireland. It's the first since 1912.
- Construction of hospital tower halted after the discovery of a barn owl chick. It might be relocated to the Ojai Raptor Refuge after obtaining the necessary permits.
- Power lines in South Africa being lit up to help save rare Blue Cranes from crashing into them. There's been 30 recorded fatalities, but the real death toll is expected to be significantly higher.
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