An outbreak of salmonella has been reported among Pine Siskins visiting feeders, but those who feed birds can help stop the spread by taking immediate action!
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The long running Christmas Bird Count (CBC) has been represented in Canada since the very beginning, when two of the first ever counts were held in New Brunswick and Ontario in the year 1900.
One of the most exciting finds of the 2020 season was a nesting pair of Cordilleran Flycatchers at Cypress Hills Provincial Park – a first for the province!
Birds Canada began the British Columbia Coastal Waterbird Survey in 1999. The goal of the survey is to collect baseline information on the status and trends of waterbirds, and investigate the impacts of natural and human-induced environmental changes on their populations.
Climate change is having widespread impacts on ecosystems. The timing of critical events such as snow melt and insect hatch are changing as weather patterns shift.
Birds are a connection to the natural world that inspires us to act for conservation. Your Giving Tuesday gift will enable more people to discover the world of birds by expanding Birds Canada’s outreach & education programs.
Birds Canada’s President, Steven Price, will be retiring in May 2021. Steven has led the organization since 2014 and helped us grow into the organization we need to be for birds and bird lovers in the years to come.
Breeding Bird Atlases are projects that involve documenting breeding birds across a given region. Launching a new breeding bird atlas is always a challenge – but particularly so in the midst of a pandemic.
Birds are still outside doing their thing, and winter is a great time to look for and photograph them. This year, we invite everyone to share their bird photos from this winter season!
Shorebirds connect people and places. They are symbols of coastal and interior wetlands, some of the richest and most threatened habitats on Earth. Shorebird behaviours, mesmerizing murmurations, and intricate individual beauty capture the imaginations of millions of people.