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Birds in the News 175

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter Boreal or Tengmalm’s Owl, Aegolius funereus. Boreal Owls are circumpolar, occupying subalpine and northern, or boreal, forests around the globe. These seasonally monogamous birds nest in small cavities; woodpecker holes, other natural tree cavities, or man-made nest boxes. These small owls occasionally irrupt from their…

Birds in the News 174

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter Common Kingfisher, Alcedo atthis. Image: Gisela Delpho [larger view].

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter Who’s shooting endangered condors? The shooting of two rare California condors, like this one, set phones ringing at the offices of environmental groups. Image: [larger view].

Birds in the News 172

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter Lear’s Macaw, Anodorhynchus leari: a great example of a conservation success story. Image: Andy and Gill Swash, World Wildlife Images.

Birds in the News 171

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter Australia’s Superb Parrot, Polytelis swainsonii, is listed as a vulnerable species. Image: Julian Robinson (Canberra ornithologists group) [larger view].

Birds in the News 170

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter BirdLife’s newest flyways project will help to make one of the world’s most important bird migration flyways safer for soaring birds. Image: Desert Vu.

Birds in the News 169

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter Barn Owls, Tyto alba, have been used as natural agricultural pest controllers around the world. Image: Amir Ezer.

Birds in the News 168

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter Male Scarlet Tanager, Piranga olivacea, photographed in Newton Hills State Park in South Dakota. Image: Terry Sohl, 7 June 2008 [larger view]. Photo taken with a Canon 20D, 400 5.6L.

Birds in the News 167

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter The only egg known to be collected by Charles Darwin, recently rediscovered. Image: University of Cambridge.

Birds in the News 166

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter In a dramatic discovery, BirdLife has filmed Common Cuckoos calling with a “Ooo-Cuck, Ooo-Cuck”. (April fools?) Image: Greg & Yvonne Dean/WorldWildlifeImages.com.