Birding

Annual Christmas Bird Count Turns 120

From BirdsCanada.org: Started in 1900, the Christmas Bird Count is North America’s longest-running citizen science project. Counts happen in over 2,000 localities throughout the Western Hemisphere. The information collected by thousands of volunteer participants forms one of the world’s largest sets of wildlife survey data. The results are used daily by conservation biologists and naturalists […]

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Ducks Unlimited Reinvests In Delaware Wetland

DUCKS UNLIMITED CANADA SALUTES FOUR DECADES OF CONSERVATION IN MIDDLESEX COUNTY Protected habitat attracts birds, wildlife to the Delaware Wetland Mount Brydges, Ont. (April 5, 2019) — Forty years after the original restoration, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has reinvested in a wetland outside of London. By upgrading the water-control structures and lowering the dam to […]

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Great Backyard Bird Count On Now

Beginning Friday and ending Monday evening, the Great Backyard Bird Count encourages local birders to take a minimum of 15 minutes to observe their feathered friends at backyard feeders, and then register those findings at birdcount.org. Bird Studies Canada, in conjunction with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, coordinate the project which will update records at […]

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