Bird Studies Canada conserves wild birds through sound science, on-the-ground actions, innovative partnerships, public engagement, and science-based advocacy.
The Indigo Bunting is a regular neotropical migrant found in most of southern Canada, except in the prairies.
Their vibrant blue colour, like for most blue birds, isn't due to a pigment, but rather to a structural effect on light.
(Photo: Norm Q. Townsend)
Great Backyard Bird Count
Feb 15-18 - Do you have 15 minutes or more to help birds? Join the Great Backyard Bird Count & help create a real-time snapshot of where the birds are around the world.
If you have access to a bird feeder and the internet you can help Bird Studies Canada’s research and conservation efforts. No experience is necessary to take part. Bird Studies Canada provides material to help with bird identification.