Boreal Bird Blog
Observations and updates from our Senior Scientist, Dr. Jeff Wells, and the BSI science team
May 5, 2015 | David Childs
It’s that time of year again. The time when we’re greeted each morning by the exuberant chatter of migrants as they pass through our neighborhoods on their long journeys north and the insistent songs...
March 16, 2015 | David Childs
Today, BSI has teamed up with Ducks Unlimited to launch a new campaign called Boreal Birds Need Half. As the title indicates, the campaign calls for the protection of at least half of North America's...
January 26, 2015 | David Childs
The Common Loon is currently leading Canadian Geographic's pollCredit: Jeff WellsIt isn’t often that we are granted the opportunity to engage in a political debate that could be labeled as ‘fun’....
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

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