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Lutselk'e partners with American scientists to record boreal songbirds
January 25, 2017 | CBC News | Published News | Mitch Wile

Denenize Basil installs an autonomous songbird recorder on a tree near Lutselk'e, NWT. 

An American non-profit organization is partnering with several Canadian Indigenous communities — including Lutselk'e, N.W.T. — to record and document songbirds in their respective territories.  

The project, called the Boreal Songbird Initiative and led by scientists based in Seattle, Wash., is also underway in the Cree First Nation of Waswanipi in central Quebec and the Poplar River First Nation in Manitoba. It involves the use of recorders to identify each species of bird in the region and estimate its...

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