- The American Bird Conservancy is calling for emergency moratorium on all Horseshoe Crab harvesting in Delaware Bay in order to help save the Red Knot and other birds. Overharvesting is leading to a shortage of crab eggs necessary to sustain the Red Knot's northern migration. Studies are showing that the Red Knot rufa subspecies could be close to extinction by 2010 if measures are not taken. Add your name to the petition.
- West Nile virus blamed for death of endangered California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus) chick. It's shown that maternal immunity is passed on to the chick, but biologists are unsure how long the protection lasts. The parents had been innoculated in 2003 and 2004.
- Pair of Ashy-faced Owls (Tyto glaucops) stolen from North Wales aviary. Experts believe there are just 15 Ashy-faced Owls in the UK, 12 across Europe and a handful in the Dominican Republic. If you have any information, please contact the Countryside Council for Wales.
- US Fish and Wildlife soliciting public comments for the proposed critical habitat area of the endangered Rota Bridled White-eye (Zosterops rotensis). The island of Rota is part of the Northern Mariana Islands in the South Pacific. The population of the Rota Bridled White-eye has declined by 90 percent since 1982. Current estimates put the population at 1,092.
- Young Bald Eagle released after it and its sibling were attacked by Africanized honeybees near Scottsdale, Arizona.
- Study by the Royal Society for the Protection shows that bigger-brained birds adapt better to a changing environment, helping them survive better. Populations of birds with small brains relative to their size had dropped sharply.
- Bud, a famous beloved Golden Eagle in Utah, dies from suspected West Nile Virus. "He was a great ambassador for conservation," said Bonnie Bell, special agent for the US Fish and Wildlife Service in Cedar City.
- Kenai the Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus) found safe after flying off during a flight demonstration at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle Washington.
- Iowa Parrot Rescue opening their doors to birds displaced by Hurricane Katrina.
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