From February 16 to 19, bird enthusiasts worldwide share their sightings with the Great Backyard Bird Count to help scientists understand global bird populations.
Project FeederWatch celebrated its 30th anniversary last winter, thanks to dedicated participants who observe birds at their feeders. The information collected through this project over three decades allows scientists to measure important changes in North America’s winter bird populations over time.
The Toronto Bird Celebration: Two weeks, 35 events, 16 organizations, and thousands of Torontonians celebrate Toronto’s birds!
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – This summer, birdwatchers across Saskatchewan will embark on the largest citizen-science project ever attempted in the province.
The 20th annual GBBC is taking place February 17-20 in backyards, parks, nature centres, on hiking trails, school grounds, balconies, and beaches—anywhere you find birds.
Participants in Project FeederWatch make a difference by collecting simple information about birds visiting feeders in winter. FeederWatchers help researchers at Birds Canada and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology monitor changes in the fortunes of feeder birds.
Results from the first-ever complete survey of birds across the whole province of British Columbia have just been released, and are now available for free online. The British Columbia Breeding Bird Atlas is already helping to identify and protect critical habitats for Species at Risk, and improve conditions for birds on industrial lands.
Sackville, New Brunswick – Birds Canada and partners, including Environment and Climate Change Canada, have published the most comprehensive and current book on the status of the birds of the Maritimes – their distribution, abundance, habitats and conservation. Book launches will be held in key Maritimes locations in May.
Your observations can help scientists understand winter bird abundance and distribution.
Participants in the 2015 Great Backyard Bird Count submitted 147,265 bird checklists, and reported a record 5090 species – nearly half of the world’s bird species!