- Tears of joy as Hope the Brown Pelican is released at Little Corona Beach in southern California. Her pouch was slashed almost completely away from her beak in mid-April. It's believed this was a criminal act; another Brown Pelican suffered the same injury, but didn't survive.
- Whooping Crane surprises biologists and birders as she lands at Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area in Vermont. Number 309 was expected to spend the summer at Necedah National Wildlife Refuge in Wisconsin, about 800 miles away (as the crane flies).
- Bermuda middle school students become first school group to see a Cahow chick while on a field trip with the Bermuda Biological Station for Research. The endangered Cahow (Pterodroma cahow) was thought to be extinct since the 1600s, but was rediscovered in 1951.
- Scotland police investigating apparent poisoning of two Peregrine Falcon parents. Two chicks were rescued from the nest. There's a £1000 reward for information leading to a conviction.
- Bald Eagle released in Oklahoma after suffering a gunshot wound in March. It was rehabilitated by the WildCare Foundation.
- Peregrine Falcon chick that hatched at the Nebraska State Capitol building gets a name. There were 746 submissions from 22 states and British Columbia. Two people chose what was selected as the final name — Pioneer.
- Salt Lake City bird lovers gather to watch as Peregrine Falcon chicks take to the sky.
- World Health Organization finds that 5,000 wild birds in China's northwest have died due to avian flu. That number is five times the number previously reported by the Chinese government.
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