After decades of surveys, species assessments, and data collection, leading conservation science groups are launching Canada’s Key Biodiversity Areas Program (KBAs). As part of a global effort, the interactive KBA registry and first suite of formally designated sites are being unveiled October 3 at an event at the Canadian Museum of Nature hosted by the KBA Canada Secretariat (Birds Canada, NatureServe Canada, and Wildlife Conservation Society Canada).
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Long Point Bird Observatory (LPBO) and Birds Canada are proud to celebrate the return of the Doug Tarry Young Ornithologists’ Workshop. We ran two sessions in 2022 and a total of 10 participants were selected to join.
The latest State of the World’s Birds report paints a concerning picture: Nearly half of all bird species were found to be in decline, and one in eight bird species is currently threatened with extinction.
Birds Canada’s podcast The Warblers has been chosen as a finalist for a Nature Inspiration Award!
September 30 is a time to acknowledge the impact of residential schools and for all parts of society, including those involved in conservation, to renew our commitment to advancing reconciliation.
Every spring and summer, Birds Canada field technicians across the country put your support for birds into action. Here, some of our 2022 field staff share their experiences.
As millions of birds are flocking to their wintering grounds, Birds Canada and nine partner organizations have announced the Bird Migration Explorer, a state-of-the-art digital platform that reveals migration data consolidated for 458 bird species found in Canada and the US.
A recent study on the Wood Thrush underscores the importance of maintaining connectivity between populations and protecting large forest blocks for conserving forest birds.
Kathy Jones marked 25 years of full-time employment with Birds Canada this August! Please join us in celebrating Kathy and learn more about the face behind the emails and phone conversations.
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.