Birds

Love birds? There’s an app for that

Love birds? There’s an app for that

As Canadians, one in five of us are considered birdwatchers. My husband and I are full-time RVers, and this lifestyle has made it very exciting to observe birds all over North America. We have envied birding sites in such places as the Carolinian forests of Point...

Wingtips at our fingertips

Wingtips at our fingertips

Declining bird populations signal biodiversity loss and ecological instability, and studying birds is an excellent way for us to assess broader environmental health. A third of North America’s bird species (one in eight bird species, globally) are at risk....

Bird’s the word

Bird’s the word

Over the past few years, I have learned so much about backyard birding from my friends at Bird Studies Canada (BSC). I have met people like Jody Allair, a resident BSC biologist and science educator, who has forgotten more than I will ever learn about wild birds. And...

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