- Two pairs of Madagascar Teal (Anas bernieri) arrive in the United States as part of a captive breeding program. They were flown from the Netherlands to Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Center in Scotland Neck, North Carolina. They're the only ones in the US, and it's estimated only 500 to 1000 remain.
- Falconry courses being offered at the North Devon Bird of Prey Centre in the Milky Way Adventure Park in Clovelly, UK.
- Lockridge Ranch in East Texas fined $120,000 for baiting waterfowl during duck hunting. Federal law prohibits baiting waterfowl in order to protect them from being overharvested.
- Spring storms thought to be the cause of poor hatch rates for Peregrine Falcons in Massachusetts. Biologists have found only four of thirteen nests to be successful.
- Six species of birds found on the islets of Dokdo. These findings bring the bird species tally up to 72.
- Rehabilitated raptors set free during University of Minnesota Raptor Center's Spring Release.
- New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's annual tally of Red Knots (Calidris canutus) shows the bird could be extinct by 2010.