Delaware asks public to report any sick or dead birds

shares this information: The Delaware Dept. of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Fish and Wildlife Mosquito Control Section is asking the public to report any sick or dead birds in an effort to monitor the spread of the West Nile virus. More details can be found at this link: http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/item/105973-delaware-asks-public-to-report-any-sick-or-dead-birds

Bird Predation By Praying Mantises: A Global Perspective

Dr. Martin Nyffeler sends us his research paper published in collaboration with two zoologist colleagues from the USA. It reviews incidents of bird predation by mantids in 13 different countries. http://www.bioone.org/doi/10.1676/16-100.1

House Wren destroying the eggs of a House Finch

DVOC member says: My son, who lives in Wayne, PA, captured the attached video of a House Wren destroying the eggs of a House Finch.  Because I could find on the web only one other video of such an attack, which was not as good as this one, I thought that someone at DVOC would know who could make use of …