In 2022, the statuses of the Eastern Whip-poor-will and Bicknell’s Thrush in Canada were reassessed and the Monarch butterfly, a species studied for over 25 years at Long Point Bird Observatory, was listed as globally Endangered.
The Christmas Bird Count ran for the 123rd consecutive season between December 14, 2022 and January 5, 2023. As always, thank you to all the participants!
The Atlantic Director is responsible for the effective management and leadership of Birds Canada’s programs, staff and volunteers in Atlantic Canada. In addition to regional duties, the Atlantic Director is also an integral member of the national Management Team, and as such plays a vital role in helping shape the culture and strategic direction of the organization as a whole.
Technicians will work at multiple locations on private and public land in southern Saskatchewan and Manitoba conducting bird surveys in effort to monitor and evaluate grassland bird populations.
We’d like to wish a warm thank-you to the prize donors, participants, and sponsors who made Birds Canada’s 2022 Great Canadian Birdathon® a success. It’s our pleasure to congratulate our 2022 Birdathon prize winners!
February 2 is World Wetlands Day! Thanks to you, Birds Canada’s volunteers and supporters, we’re making a positive difference for wetlands and the birds that depend on them.
This position will be integral to translating grassland and wetland bird data collected through monitoring activities into the implementation of tools to
inform management and compel positive change for birds on the Canadian Prairies.
Everyone is invited to join the 26th annual Great Backyard Bird Count, happening February 17-20, 2023! This event is our opportunity to observe birds from our communities and contribute to a snapshot of bird populations around the world.
This position will be based out of Bouctouche, NB and offers an outstanding opportunity to gain skills in species at risk recovery, coastal bird monitoring, contributing to research through the re-sighting of banded birds, and fostering stewardship of beaches through Birds Canada’s SE NB Piping Plover Conservation Project.
Birds Canada is seeking a motived, organized individual to help coordinate volunteers and field efforts for the Newfoundland Breeding Bird Atlas in a part-time capacity for 12 weeks beginning May 15th, 2023.