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Yellow Warbler (Ron Ridout)

Canadian scientists publish human-related bird mortality estimates

Tue, 01/10/2013 - 13:46

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.

Americas Canada Migratory Birds and Flyways - Americas

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-free

Fri, 20/09/2013 - 13:20

Parks Canada staff are clearing invasive rats from two important seabird breeding islands off the coast of British Columbia

Americas Canada Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas

Common Loon (Sandra and Frank Horvath)

Pollutants threaten iconic Canadian bird

Tue, 09/07/2013 - 13:23

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.

Americas Canada Preventing Extinctions - Americas

Famous Christmas Bird Count is Bigger than Ever!

Tue, 11/12/2012 - 19:50

More than 60,000 volunteers throughout North America will count birds between December 14, 2012 and January 5, 2013 for the 113th Annual Christmas Bird Count.

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First ever State of Canada's Birds report 2013

First-Ever "State of Canada’s Birds" Report Released

Wed, 27/06/2012 - 20:06

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

Americas Canada Preventing Extinctions - Americas