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This Week in Birding

This Week in Birding 37

:: A new study by scientists at Environment Canada has found that more than 270 million birds are killed in Canada every year from human-related activity :: The Plain-pouched Hornbill in Malaysia is facing extinction because…

Immature male King Eider at Cape May Point. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

The King of Cape May Point

For over a month now, an immature male King Eider has been hanging out along the beach at Cape May Point. It is most often seen foraging around the jetty…

The Peregrine has always been one of my favorite birds, and to have one fly past us this close was unbelievable! (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
Western Grebe and its buoy in Cape May Harbor. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Cape May’s Weird Grebe

For whatever reason, this year has been better than average for vagrant Western Grebes on the East Coast. From northern Massachusetts to northeastern Tennessee, there have been a record number of sightings…

Black-headed Gull - Adult at Hunt Valley Town Center, Maryland (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)