This Week in Birding 43

This Week in Birding

:: 14-year-old Khalid Boudreau has discovered British Columbia’s second-known breeding grounds of the endangered American White Pelican.

American White Pelicans at American Falls Dam, Idaho (Alex Lamoreaux)

American White Pelicans at American Falls Dam, Idaho (Alex Lamoreaux)

:: A study by some Idaho scientists shows that traffic noise has more of an effect on birds than previously thought.

:: Climate change is changing the timing of bird migration, especially in long distance migrants

:: There is a new Young Birders Club in Burgos, Spain

:: An article from National Geographic about how albatrosses are such efficient flyers

:: Rome is being overwhelmed by the amount of dropping around the city from millions of migrating starlings

:: A cooling spell in Antarctica 10 million years ago may have spurred penguin evolution

Great posts in birding blogs this week: 

:: From Jacob at The EyrieBobolink Conservation

:: From Chris at Birding is FunSanderling – a “True” Sandpiper

:: From Tim at Bird CanadaThe American Dipper – a photo essay

:: From Rick at Wader QuestRecurvirostridae, avocets and stilts; what a beautiful family! 

:: From Dragon at 10,000 BirdsThe Search for The Holy Grail

:: From Larry at the Brownstone Birding BlogChecking Out Some CT Lucky Duck Ponds

:: From Eileen at Viewing nature with EileenMore Bosque Del Apache NWR