- Golden Eagle escapes from its trainer in Dechmont Woods in the Deans area of Livingston, West Lothian in Scotland. If you spot it, keep your distance and call the police.
- Five endangered Clapper Rails (Rallus longirostris) released in the Wildlife Preserve in Mission Bay in San Diego, California. It's hoped they will stay and breed with the other five Clapper Rail pairs that are known to live there. The Western subspecies is endangered; there's only 365 breeding pairs in Southern California.
- Prairie Falcons found to make three migratory flights each year. Scientists from the US Geological Survey Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center discovered that nesting female falcons in Idaho headed northeast immediately after nesting and then southeast in the fall, returning again to Idaho in February and March.
- Spain to use "electric sheepdogs" to help teach endagered Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca) chicks to avoid power lines. Posts placed near the nesting sites will administer a harmless mild shock in hopes the chicks will learn to stay away form them. It's estimated that less than 220 of the birds inbabit the Iberian Peninsula.
- Man smuggles two Grassquits in his underwear from Cuba to Miami. He also faces another indictment, which could add an additional 10 years of prison time and a $500,000 fine. The birds were headed for an underground bird market, which federal and state agents later raided. They recovered Indigo Buntings (Passerina cyanea), Painted Buntings (Passerina ciris), Blue Grosbeaks (Passerina caerulea), and Northern Cardinals (Cardinalis cardinalis)...birds all protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.
- Four-month-old Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) on the mends after it was found shot by a pellet gun in a Queens cemetery in New York. Rescuers have named the hawk "Ruby". It may be months before it's known if the hawk will be able to fly again.
- Tasmania extends habitat for endangered Swift Parrots (Lathamus discolor) after part of their habitat in the Weilangta State Forest was mistakenly logged.
- Two-year-old Golden Eagle released back into the wild. It was found with a broken wing in California and underwent three months of rehabilitation at the Wildlife Rescue at the Cubberley Community Center
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