Long Point Bird Observatory is looking for keen young birders to apply for the 2023 Doug Tarry Young Ornithologist Workshop (YOW). Two workshops will be held this year: August 4 – 11 and August 18 – 24, 2023.
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Volunteers needed in Ontario
Help birds and find out if our volunteer survey opportunities in Ontario are right for you.
Make a Difference for Birds and Biodiversity: Join Birds Canada’s Board of Directors
Birds Canada is seeking to fill positions on our Board of Directors. Birds Canada is directed by a volunteer board of up to sixteen (16) Directors who have the oversight and responsibility for the organization.
Loons Receive Helping Hand in Québec
Research by Birds Canada and our partners shows the number of Common Loon chicks has declined over the past several decades across southern Canada, Ontario (especially northwestern Ontario), and northern Wisconsin.
Québec Nocturnal Owl Survey Needs You
We are looking for volunteers to adopt existing routes that are not currently being surveyed or new routes in areas with no current coverage.
Thank you for participating in the 26th Great Backyard Bird Count!
One of the greatest parts of the Great Backyard Bird Count is the chance to celebrate the beauty and diversity of birds, and the connections they bring to us, on a global scale.
Proud to represent you, our volunteer Citizen Scientists, on The Hill
Birds Canada was privileged to be invited by the House of Commons Standing Committee on Science & Research to share our views on the importance of Citizen Science and our recommendations for the federal government on February 9th.
Great Backyard Bird Count 2023—Good for you, Good for Birds!
Great Backyard Bird Count 2023—Good for you, Good for Birds! Now there are more ways than ever to participate and share your love of birds!
Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas-3: Engaging the province’s birders with a new interactive StoryMap
Mapping the distribution and abundance of the approximately 300 species of breeding birds in Ontario can only be done with the help of hundreds of volunteer Citizen Scientists.
Media Release: Great Backyard Bird Count
Port Rowan, ON — The 26th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) takes place Friday, February 17, through Monday, February 20. Bird and nature lovers everywhere unite in the effort to tally as many of the world’s bird species as possible over these four days. Combined with other bird counts, GBBC results help create a clearer picture of how birds are faring – whether individual species are are declining, increasing, or holding steady in the face of habitat loss, climate change, and other threats.