- Audubon New York has updated its list of Important Bird Areas. The list is used to determine conservation areas for a law passed in 1997 to expand bird habitat.
- The New Jersey Audubon Society posts the results of the 2005 World Series of Birding. Over 260 species were sighted over the 24-hour period.
- Albuquerque, New Mexico police investigating the theft of more than a dozen birds from the Psitty Scenes bird shop. Among the missing: a Bare-eyed Cockatoo, six African Grey Parrots, and six Amazon parrots. If you have any information, please contact the Albuquerque police.
- Two whooping Crane eggs being flown (by plane) to Maryland. The USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Laurel hopes they will hatch, adding to the flock trained to migrate between Florida and Wisconsin. The eggs are expected to hatch early next week.
- Fifteen Red-crown Crane eggs being flown from the National Aviary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Russia as part of a reintroduction program at the Khinganski Nature Reserve near the Amur River and China.
- New Jersey woman attacked by Red-tailed Hawk while going for her daily walk. Experts found and removed a nearby nest with chicks and are caring for them until they can be released. Even after a punctured head which resulted in a tetanus shot and antibiotics, the woman understands and feels bad for the hawks "just trying to protect their territory".
- "Big-eye" binoculars stolen from Hitchcock Nature Center in western Iowa. They were key for Hawk Watch raptor counts. There's a reward for information leading to the return.
- Watsonville, California proposing bird festival to attract tourists.
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