Explore Birds Canada
Each spring and fall, the sky is brimming with literally billions of migratory birds. During their arduous journey, birds need to make stops along the way to refuel by packing on the grams.
Can you help? Volunteers needed to survey birds along the British Columbia coast
The 2022 Great Canadian Birdathon has already been a great success. We can’t thank you enough for your part in this achievement.
The gifts you make through Birds Canada support important work for birds. Thank you for your generous contributions! The James L. Baillie Memorial Fund is one way your support is put into action. The fund channels part of the proceeds from the annual Great Canadian Birdathon® and private donations to ...
As we learn more about the spread of Avian Influenza, provincial and territorial governments may issue additional guidance on bird feeding. Watch for information from your provincial/territorial government.
The 2022 Piping Plover nesting season in Ontario is nearly halfway through. While we wait to see how the season unfolds, let’s take a moment to catch up with the chicks that hatched last year during the 2021 nesting season.
We welcome both beginning and experienced birders interested in participating in the Nocturnal Owl Survey. The survey is particularly suited to new birders because there are only a few owl calls to learn and relatively little time is required.
In British Columbia, four incredible bird species at risk have been keeping our team busy this spring and summer: the Western Screech-Owl, Long-billed Curlew, Marbled Murrelet, and Black Swift.
The theme for the 2022 Toronto Bird Celebration was “The Great Return”. As the first Celebration with in-person activities since 2019, this year saw many new birders of all ages flocking to events throughout the GTA.
Explore different conservation initiatives used for the three populations of Piping Plovers in Canada.
Birds Canada is a non-profit, charitable organization built on the enthusiastic contributions of thousands of caring members and volunteer Citizen Scientists.
Our mission is to drive action to increase the understanding, appreciation, and conservation of birds in Canada.
You, Birds, and COVID-19
Our offices are progressively re-opening for staff and pre-authorized visitors. A vaccine mandate is in effect and public health guidelines are being strictly followed.
“Project FeederWatch makes birdwatching at home so interesting it’s hard to tear ourselves away from the window! What a wonderful project!”