Boreal Bird Blog
Observations and updates from our Senior Scientist, Dr. Jeff Wells, and the BSI science team
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November 14, 2017 | David Childs
Bright yellow and slate blue Canada warblers have been flying out of the boreal forest in the past few months heading south for the winter. These tiny songbirds are strong enough to make a thousand-...
February 9, 2017 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Turner was sent by the Smithsonian Institution to northern Ungava where he lived from 1882-1884. While there, he collected thousands of specimens of animals, plants and photos as well as...
May 18, 2016 | David Childs
The 2016 State of the Birds report—the most comprehensive overview of bird populations and health in North America—was released today. One doesn’t need to dig far into the report to infer that birds...
January 20, 2016 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Colleague Dr. Bill Laurance, one of the world’s top tropical forest ecologists and conservationists, recently authored two very compelling pieces about the future of the world’s Family of Five...
December 16, 2015 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Santa’s reindeer, or caribou as we call them here in North America, have been treated about as poorly by us as Ebenezer Scrooge treated Bob Cratchit in the classic Dicken’s tale, A Christmas Carol--...
September 2, 2015 | Dr. Jeff Wells
2015-Aug-books.jpg Two books have recently come across my desk by scientists that we work with frequently and that we count as great champions of Boreal forest...
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...
October 3, 2013 | David Childs
Canada and Australia have some of the largest untouched landscapes left on Earth.Licensed under Creative Commons 2.5 Attribution. Copyright 2008: Trustees of Columbia University. As the map above...
September 12, 2013 | David Childs
Bay-breasted WarblerCredit: Jeff Nadler Greetings all! After a brief hiatus for the latter part of the summer, we’re excited to say that we’re jumping back into action and look forward to continuing...

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