Welcome to North America's Bird Nursery
Where billions of migratory birds rely on critical breeding grounds in Canada's boreal forest
Choosing Canada's Official Bird
Gray Jay Appears Poised to Become Canada's Official National Bird in 2017
Report: Modern bird conservation
Technology reshaping understanding of migration, conservation must reflect modern needs of birds
Sign petition to protect birds
Help protect the Boreal forest, the summer breeding grounds for billions of North America's birds
Why protect half?
Modern science contends at least half of the boreal should be protected from industrial development

Our Mission

As the voice for boreal birds, the Boreal Songbird Initiative (BSI) is committed to protecting the Canadian Boreal Forest—the largest intact forest on Earth—on behalf of the billions of migratory birds that rely on it. Get to know BSI »


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News from the Boreal

November 26, 2016 | Victoria Times Colonist
November 11, 2016 | Huffington Post
October 21, 2016 | Canadian Geographic

Boreal Birds Blog

With BSI Senior Scientist Jeff Wells, Ph.D.