Thanks to the generosity of donors across Canada and beyond, we’ve managed to raise over $12,000 so far!
Featured News Stories
In our recently-published program newsletter (The Marsh Monitor) and 25th-anniversary program report, you can see many ways in which results of the efforts of volunteers with the Great Lakes Marsh Monitoring Program, specifically, have been put into action.
Join us for a virtual celebration of our feathery friends on October 3 through 10! We have an exciting line-up of online events this year, including a bird film screening, a rendezvous with rescued raptors, and a kids’ biodiversity collage contest.
One of the ways we give back to you is through BirdWatch Canada, our quarterly members’ magazine. Speaking on behalf of the editorial team, it is a huge privilege for us to report on the impacts we are all making for birds together.
This special presentation will reflect on progress made and provide a glimpse into the next 10 years of understanding, appreciation, and conserving wild birds in Canada. In addition, we will have a sneak peek of Dream Street Pictures’ new documentary ‘RARE BIRD ALERT’
Many Birdathon participants who would have normally gone out during spring migration have chosen to do their Birdathon in fall this year instead. Included in that category are some of our staff here at Birds Canada.
Researchers have estimated that collisions with windows kill approximately 25 million birds a year in Canada, and up to 1.5 billion a year across North America. Margaret McLaren, a long-term volunteer and supporter of Birds Canada in Bracebridge, ON, recently got in touch to share how she made her windows safer for birds.
We felt a closer look into the complex and often highly-social lives of Common Loons would help raise our spirits! Read on to discover a loon’s year-in-the-life, complete with sophisticated behaviours, complicated communications, and other fascinating life history traits.
Gus was known widely as one of the most important and influential naturalists in Canada and helped establish the organization that would later become the Nature Conservancy of Canada. For the past 27 years, he spent virtually all his waking hours volunteering for various organizations in and around Calgary, Alberta, leading naturalist outings, hosting presentations, and contributing to Citizen Science projects.
Linnea Cross and her good friend Violet Lambie participated in the Great Canadian Birdathon for many years. When Vi passed away suddenly last fall, Linnea wanted to do something special as a tribute to her friend.