- Live webcam set up on Matinicus Rock, 22 miles off the shore of Maine. Matinicus Rock is home to Maine's largest Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica) colony, more than 230 pairs of Razorbills (Alca torda), and about 1,000 pairs of Arctic Terns (Sterna paradisaea). Make sure to check out the host of the webcam, Maine Audubon's Project Puffin.
- Report names the six most threatened national wildlife refuges in the US. The National Wildlife Refuge Association lists Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge in North Carolina, Horicon National Wildlife Refuge in Wisconsin, Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge in California, White River National Wildlife Refuge in Arkansas, Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, and Desert National Wildlife Refuge in Nevada.
- Maui's first wind farm to include a million dollar endangered species mitigation program. In preparing their environmental impact statement, they installed a bird radar and night vision telescopes to count birds and bats flying at night. This could be the first renewable wind energy project in the US with a Habitat Conservation Plan. It's also been a long road for this project.
- Barn Owl (Tyto alba) population in Britain making a comeback. They went through a 70 percent drop from 1932 to 1980 and were given endangered species protection, but the population stagnated until recently.
- 69th annual autumn hawk watch to begin at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Pennsylvania on Monday, August 15.
- Mix of heat and rainfall in Maryland being blamed for botulism deaths of 60 Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos).
- 19th Annual Oregon Shorebird Festival to be held September 9, 10 and 11 in Charleston.
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