Birds in the News

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Birds in the News 165

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter American Avocet chick, Recurvirostra americana. Image: Richard Ditch, 2007 [larger view].

Birds in the News 164

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter Recent surveys in Myanmar and Vietnam are adding to our knowledge of the non-breeding distribution of Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Eurynorhynchus pygmeus. Image: Zheng Jianping/RareBirdsYearbook.

Birds in the News 163

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter Wren (known as the “Winter Wren” in the United States), Troglodytes troglodytes, photographed near the Bridge of Orchy, Scotland. Image: Dave Rintoul, Summer 2008. [larger view].

Birds in the News 162

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter Chatham Island (Mollymawk) Albatross, Thalassarche cauta eremita. With 18 out of 22 albatross species threatened with extinction, the FAO should be congratulated on establishing a gold standard for reducing seabird bycatch — a major conservation step forward. Image: Alan Tate [larger view].

Birds in the News 161

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch, Leucosticte tephrocotis, photographed at Meadows Campground, Hart’s Pass, in the Okanagan of Washington State. Image: Lee Rentz, 19 October 2008.

Birds in the News 160

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter Rock Wren, Salpinctes obsoletus, in Chaco Canyon. Image: Dave Rintoul, June 2008 [larger view].

Birds in the News 159

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter Black-throated Sparrow, Amphispiza bilineata, in Chaco Canyon. Image: Dave Rintoul, June 2008 [larger view].

Birds in the News 158

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter Nonggang Babbler, Stachyris nonggangensis, a newly discovered bird species, is found only in southwestern Guangxi province, part of the south-east Chinese Mountains Endemic Bird Area. Image: James Eaton; Birdtour Asia.

Birds in the News 157

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter Yellow-eyed Junco, Junco phaeonotus, Cave Creek Canyon AZ Image: Dave Rintoul, June 2008 [larger view].

Birds in The News 156

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter Rainbow Lory, Trichoglossus haematodus moluccanus. This subspecies of rainbow lory is also found in Australia, along the east coast. Image: John Del Rio. [larger view].