- Mass Audubon's Wayne Petersen to host slide presentation of seabirds at Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary on Wednesday, August 24th at 7:30. Petersen is the director of Mass Audubon's Important Bird Area program.
- Loon population at Lake Winnipesaukee threatened by lack of protection. A cove in the lake has traditionally been New Hampshire's most prolific loon sanctuary.
- Eagle survives after being run over by train in Minnesota. Miraculously, x-rays showed only a dislocated shoulder and lacerations; no broken bones. It will be nursed back to health by the University of Minnesota's Raptor Center in St. Paul.
- Conservationists using puppets to feed abandoned Ground Hornbill chicks in Africa. Ground Hornbills lay up to three eggs at a time, but only one of the chicks get fed.
- Kenai, a Bald Eagle that died at Phillips Park Zoo in Aurora, Illinois last week, being tested for West Nile virus. Conclusive results won't be in for two or three weeks, but preliminary toxicology reports suggest it had a virus, suspected to be West Nile.
- Conservation activist J. Willcox Brown dies at age 90. His contributions include helping to convince the federal government to take acid rain seriously and aiding in the creation of an 800-plus-acre town forest. He was also an environmental counselor for Bill Clinton and Al Gore.
- Bombay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals rescues injured Black-crowned Night-Heron from crows in Sewri, India.
- Australian man pleads guilty to sixteen counts of possessing protected and notable wildlife in his mother's freezer. In March, police found two kookaburras, two brown goss hawks, an owl and a galah in his home, and an additional 19 species in a big freezer. He got a six-month suspended jail term and a AU$4,000 fine. He claims he was interested in taxidermy and didn't know a permit was required.
- Red tide bloom in Florida affecting shorebirds.
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