Boreal Birds
300+ species, billions of birds rely on Canada's boreal forest as critical breeding grounds

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The United States is a boreal bird's home away from home, with an estimated 1.5 billion boreal birds wintering in the U.S. each year. More boreal bird species winter in the U.S. Lower 48 than in any other country or region. Furthermore, the entire wintering population of several boreal bird species occurs only within the U.S.  In almost half the states (23), the official bird is a boreal bird.

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With BSI Senior Scientist Jeff Wells, Ph.D.