On Friday, local MPP Bobbi Ann Brady met with Birds Canada to celebrate a $144,700 Capital grant awarded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) to support critical infrastructure and technology upgrades to the Birds Canada Headquarters in Port Rowan, Ontario.
Groups presented shared recommendations to the federal government on how Canada must act urgently to meet its global commitments to protect and restore nature under the Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) agreed to at COP 15 in Montreal last December.
Long Point Bird Observatory (LPBO) and Birds Canada are proud to celebrate another successful summer of the Doug Tarry Young Ornithologists’ Workshop (YOW)! A total of 13 participants were selected to join.
Any birder knows the difficulty of detecting secretive marsh birds. Due to this behaviour, we are more likely to hear them than see them, which makes the use of ARUs for surveying particularly effective.
The Ontario Forest Bird Biologist will take a leadership role in shaping the direction, implementation and conservation impact of the Forest Bird Program in Ontario. The Forest Bird Program includes scientific research and applied conservation methods, to fill information gaps, address threats, build partnerships and implement management strategies that benefit the recovery of forest bird species at risk and their local habitats.
The Marbled Murrelet is a small, plump seabird currently listed as threatened under the federal Species at Risk Act.
If you’re an early riser, you’ll have a cheerful friend in the morning light: the American Robin.
The 36th season of Project FeederWatch was a tremendous success! Thank you to all new and returning participants for supporting FeederWatch by watching birds, and contributing counts!
One of the goals for our Aerial Insectivore Conservation Program is to connect with the community and build relationships with our next door neighbors, and that’s exactly what the Ontario SwiftWatch team has made a priority this field season.
Birds Canada is currently seeking new volunteers for our BC Coastal Waterbird Survey and BC Beached Bird Survey. Please take a look at the program information below to see if you can help, or share it with friends and family who may be interested.