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With spring migration in full swing, many of us are looking forward to hearing the iconic call of Common Loons on Canada’s lakes.
The very first World Albatross Day is coming up on June 19. In recognition of the occasion, Birds Canada is supporting an international treaty, the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels (ACAP), to raise awareness of a conservation crisis out of sight.
Birds Canada is keeping safety as our top priority as we continue adjusting our work to advance science, awareness, and conservation.
Bird migration is a stunning spectacle that nature lovers enjoy each spring, and this year has been no exception. While sporting events, theatre productions, and drinks with friends were a no-go, migration was bursting forth in its typical splendid fashion.
May is traditionally Birdathon month, and Birds Canada and the Great Canadian Birdathon are very lucky to have such a great group of dedicated participants. Even in these most uncertain times, they are taking a stand and saying, “I’m still doing a Birdathon this year, because the birds still need my help!”
During spring migration, there is an astounding diversity of birds that may be flying over your roof, and potentially stopping over in your neighborhood.
Birds Canada values the work of our Citizen Science volunteers, who are often selfless in their commitment. We have come to the difficult but necessary decision to suspend all volunteer surveys and field work until further notice. Please read our updated Policy on Resumption of Field Activities under COVID-19 and Policy on Outdoor Work under COVID-19.
From your backyard or balcony, garden or window, what birds can you find?
Travel restrictions – part of society’s response to COVID-19 – have suspended the normal field work season across Canada. But, Birds Canada staff across the country are adjusting our work to keep advancing science, awareness, and conservation by other means.