:: Bird Studies Canada has taken part in nocturnal owl surveys in Ontario for 18 years, and The London Free Press interviewed some volunteers at the bird observatory, including my friend Daniel, about the owls.
:: The South Island Kokako was declared extinct in 2007 but after some recent sightings, the Kokako is now listed as “data deficient”
:: A study finds that a high percentage of Laysan Albatross chicks are raised by same-sex female pairs
:: A Canadian researcher finds that toxic chemicals banned decades ago are contaminating the livers, eggs, and plasma of Glaucous Gulls in the Arctic.
Great posts in birding blogs this week: