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Spring nights are for the owls

Spring nights are for the owls

By Graham Sorenson, BC Projects Coordinator, Birds Canada Western Screech-Owl Photo: Ren Ferguson Many migratory bird species are still enjoying their tropical wintering grounds, while other birds that stay in Canada through the winter are busy just surviving the...
Owl Survey Updates, From East to West

Owl Survey Updates, From East to West

Barred Owl Photo: Graham Sorenson A special thank-you to all the wonderful Nocturnal Owl Survey volunteers across Canada who help inform on the distribution and dynamics of our owl populations! Here are some regional updates and opportunities to get involved.  ...
You Could Be a Citizen Science Volunteer

You Could Be a Citizen Science Volunteer

Give a hoot and help us monitor owls As you will read in the Owl Survey Updates, additional Nocturnal Owl Survey volunteers are needed in some parts of Canada. These volunteers spend one spring evening counting owls along isolated roads to document population trends...
Canadians Steal into the Night to Survey Owls

Canadians Steal into the Night to Survey Owls

By Kathy Jones, Ontario Programs Volunteer Coordinator, with contributions from Bird Studies Canada staff in each region Barred Owl Photo: Christian Artuso An early spring highlight for over 1200 adventurous Citizen Scientists is their annual Nocturnal Owl Survey,...