:: An article on how birds are able to sleep without falling off their perches
:: It’s another great winter for Snowy Owls in the Northeast United States
:: Plans to monitor fresh-water crocodiles in Australia with a motion-sensitive camera were interrupted when a young Sea Eagle flew away with the camera. It was found later about 110 kilometres away from where it had been set up.
:: Owen is a six-year-old birder from Massachusetts, and in 2014 he’ll being doing a Massachusetts Big Year! You can read about his adventures on his blog. I wish him the best of luck!
:: A very interesting story on why some birds may be gynandromorphs
:: A protection plan has been put in place to save the Greater Sage Grouse in Canada, but is it too little too late?
:: An article from The Calgary Herald about the much debated topic of baiting in birds of prey, especially owls, for photographs.
:: Heavy rainfall and warmer temperatures are not good for breeding Peregrine Falcons in the Arctic.
Great posts in birding blogs this week:
:: From Larry at A Brownstone Stone Birding Blog: Close-up Deer & 1 Elf Village But No Snowy Owl
:: From Neil at Accidental Big Year 2013: Pink and White in Texas
:: From Josh at Birding is Fun: Birding the Sax-Zim Bog
:: From Nate at The Drinking Bird: Black Friday, White Owl
:: From Clare at 10,000 Birds: Grey-crowned Babblers-Yahoo
:: Andrew at Birding Dude: Ugh…Gulls!
:: From Gordon at Birding Adventures: Way out West
:: From Dan at Birds Calgary: Beaverdam Flats is a breath of fresh air