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Key Biodiversity Area Support Technician

Key Biodiversity Area Support Technician

KEY BIODIVERSITY AREA SUPPORT TECHNICIAN   Temporary Full Time Contract Position   The Landscape Science and Conservation team at Birds Canada is hiring a Key Biodiversity Area Support Technician, beginning in May 2021.     POSITION CONCEPT The Key...
Trees are not just “for the birds”

Trees are not just “for the birds”

By Dr. Lisa Nisbet, Environmental Psychology Researcher, Trent University   Most bird lovers notice and appreciate trees. Trees are often what we see when looking for the source of that nearby hooting, chirping, tweeting, or twittering. Expert birders may even...
Taking the pulse of North America’s raptors

Taking the pulse of North America’s raptors

By Dr. Danielle Ethier, Population Scientist, Birds Canada   Raptors (eagles, hawks, and falcons) are awe-inspiring. Even a veteran birder will marvel at the sight of a Bald Eagle overhead or stop to watch an American Kestrel stalk prey from the wires. These...
Managing water levels to welcome wetland birds

Managing water levels to welcome wetland birds

By Dr. Doug Tozer, Director, Waterbirds and Wetlands, Birds Canada   A recent project out of Birds Canada’s Long Point Waterfowl and Wetlands Research Program explored how a wetland management technique known as “draw downs” (lowering the water level) impacts...
Sign up now for the Great Canadian Birdathon

Sign up now for the Great Canadian Birdathon

Registration is open for the 2021 Great Canadian Birdathon®. Sign up now and you can join thousands of birders and supporters giving birds a boost! Last year’s Birdathon raised $212,279.61 for conservation efforts across Canada, thanks to individuals like you. Join...
2021 GBBC Summary

2021 GBBC Summary

By Kerrie Wilcox, Great Backyard Bird Count Coordinator and Canadian Lead for Project FeederWatch, Birds Canada   Birdwatchers participating in the 2021 Great Backyard Bird Count created an outstanding snapshot of bird populations around the world. Thank you for...
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