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Our First Five Months of Hiking for Birds Across Canada

11 December 2019 – In June 2019, we sold our house, quit our jobs, and began walking 24,000 km across Canada along The Great Trail. Fewer people have completed this undertaking on foot than have gone to the moon.


Bird Flocks in BC’s Fraser River Estuary Inspire Awe

11 December 2019 – Imagine striding along Boundary Bay in Delta, BC and seeing 13,000 Dunlin in murmurations over the water while thousands of Northern Pintails and American Wigeons float on the shallow coastal water.

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Migration Education Takes Flight With the Motus Wildlife Tracking System!

4 December 2019 – With support from NSERC PromoScience, Birds Canada has been working with scientific collaborators and educators to bring the exciting research of Motus into the classroom.

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Take Swift Action for Canada’s Threatened Birds on Giving Tuesday

3 December 2019 – Many city dwellers are oblivious that they share their neighbourhood with a rare and fascinating bird for part of each year. But once you learn to recognize their chattering voice and crescent-shaped wings, you can’t miss the Chimney Swifts zooming overhead! This year on Giving Tuesday, we’re asking you to help Chimney Swifts and other rapidly-declining bird species that need urgent conservation action.


Winter Birding Opportunities All Across Canada

19 November 2019 – Some of our favourite species may have flown south, but winter sets the stage for new birding pleasures.

New Look, Same Mission

19 November 2019 – We’re excited to share an announcement with you! Bird Studies Canada has changed its operating name, and is now Birds Canada.

A Powerhouse Research Program for Waterbirds, Wetlands, and Students

19 November 2019 – The goal of the Long Point Waterfowl and Wetlands Research Program is to conserve waterfowl and other wetland-associated wildlife and their habitats through research and monitoring.


Meet Some of Our Newest Team Members

19 November 2019 – The Birds Canada team has been fortunate to welcome some amazing new talent over the past few months! It’s our pleasure to introduce you to some of the staff who are doing important work for Canada’s birds with your support.

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