Boreal Bird Blog
Observations and updates from our Senior Scientist, Dr. Jeff Wells, and the BSI science team
November 15, 2014 | Dr. Jeff Wells
 Black-winged Stilt on restored wetlands near Sydney Olympic ParkCredit: Jeff Wells An event like the World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia is staggeringly bewildering. With 6,000 attendees and...
November 14, 2014 | Dr. Jeff Wells
I arrived this morning (Nov. 14) after 20+ hours of flying and traveling in Sydney, Australia to attend the once-in-a-decade World Parks Congress. The event, with its more than 4,000 attendees, is...
November 7, 2014 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Aerial view of Kovik River, Nunavik, northern QuebecCredit: Catherine PinardIt seems so far away from us — and it is. But as colder air dominates our days now in late October and early November, and...
October 29, 2014 | Dr. Jeff Wells
One of the many small lakes surrounding La Seigneurie du TritonCredit: Jeff Wells
October 20, 2014 | David Childs
Wood bisonCredit: Wikipedia user Outriggr (Creative Commons)With one fell swoop, Manitoba made great gains in protecting its only free-roaming wood bison herd while simultaneously ensuring that the...
September 9, 2014 | David Childs
The Rusty Blackbird is one of many birds projected to go deeper into the heart of the boreal.Credit: Jeff NadlerA groundbreaking new Audubon report confirms the importance of Canada’s boreal forest...
June 23, 2014 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Yellowknife, Northwest TerritoriesCredit: Jeff Wells
May 13, 2014 | David Childs
Each year a collection of organizations and individuals join together to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) on the second Saturday of May. It is a day of both celebration and education...
May 5, 2014 | David Childs
We are pleased to announce the release of our new report Boreal Birds Need Half: Maintaining North America's Bird Nursery and Why It's Important. We teamed up with Ducks Unlimited and Ducks Unlimited...
April 7, 2014 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Although the effects of this year's polar vortex—which blanked much of the eastern U.S. and Canada with snow and freezing temperatures—are mostly coming to a close, the effects on bird populations...

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