As thousands of migratory birds return north after a long winter they bring with them the promise of warmer days, joy, and happiness. Marking the end of another dark and cold season, these feathered friends symbolize new life and the colours of spring in the Greater Toronto Area.
Birds Canada is delighted to announce the launch of the Chimney Swift Chimney Restoration Fund, a major new initiative to help conserve important habitat for the Chimney Swift, which is listed as Threatened under Canada’s Species at Risk Act.
For a quarter of a century the annual Great Backyard Bird Count has been a bright spot for nature lovers. The 25th edition of the event is coming up February 18 through 21.
The Canadian Lakes Loon Survey 40-year Report has been released and the results are telling scientists that the Common Loon, Gavia immer, is experiencing mysterious declines in the number of chicks surviving to adulthood.
Birds Canada Board of Directors Chair, Paul Uys, is pleased to announce Patrick Nadeau as the organization’s new President, beginning July 1, following the retirement of Steven Price.
We welcome both beginning and experienced birders interested in participating in the Nocturnal Owl Survey. The survey is particularly suited to new birders because there are only a few owl calls to learn and relatively little time is required.
Birds are everywhere and can be counted in backyards, neighborhoods, suburban parks, wild areas, and cities. Scientists need the eyes of the world to collect information about where the birds are.
Students and teachers from Milliken Mills High School in Markham were determined to deliver a powerful conservation message on behalf of birds.
Birds Canada believes recommendations concerning impacts on birds stated in the recently released report of the Review Panel for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 development proposal are not sufficient to protect migratory birds reliant on the Fraser River Delta.
Show the wild birds some love by taking part in the 23rd Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). This year’s count begins on Valentine’s Day, Friday, February 14, and continues through Monday, February 17.