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Greater Sage Grouse has a high concern score © May Haga

New report shows alarming state of North-American...

Thu, 02/06/2016
Since the seventies, millions of North American birds have disappeared and a third of species are now of conservation concern, a new report reveals.
Yellow Warbler (Ron Ridout)

Canadian scientists publish human-related bird...

Tue, 01/10/2013
Scientists with Environment Canada, the federal government ministry responsible for protecting the environment and conserving Canada’s natural heritage, have found that human-related activities destroy roughly 269 million birds and 2 million bird nests in Canada each year.
he Haida Gwaii archipelago includes many IBAs recognised for their populations of breeding seabirds (Parks Canada)

Parks Canada aims to make seabird island IBAs rat...

Fri, 20/09/2013
Parks Canada staff are clearing invasive rats from two important seabird breeding islands off the coast of British Columbia
Common Loon (Sandra and Frank Horvath)

Pollutants threaten iconic Canadian bird

Tue, 09/07/2013
The Common Loon is becoming increasingly less common, most likely due to pollution from the burning of fossil fuels. Not only a symbol of the Canadian wilderness, this bird species is an excellent indicator of the health of the wilderness.

Famous Christmas Bird Count is Bigger than Ever!

Tue, 11/12/2012

More than 60,000 volunteers throughout North America will count birds between December

First ever State of Canada's Birds report 2013

First-Ever "State of Canada’s Birds"...

Wed, 27/06/2012
The report draws on 40 years of data to present an overview of how Canada’s birds are faring, inluding eight regional summaries.