Boreal Bird Blog
Observations and updates from our Senior Scientist, Dr. Jeff Wells, and the BSI science team
Archive: Migration
September 24, 2015 | Dr. Jeff Wells
North American Boreal.jpg Canada has been blessed with one of the world’s most vibrant and expansive breeding grounds for migratory birds. The Boreal forest, which...
March 16, 2015 | David Childs
logo-bbnh.jpg 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...
November 7, 2014 | Dr. Jeff Wells
It seems so far away from us — and it is. But as colder air dominates our days now in late October and early November, and with winter birds beginning to arrive, the far north of Quebec may not seem...
October 29, 2014 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Ever heard of Quebec’s Triton Club Lodge—or more correctly La Seigneurie du Triton? Until recently neither had I, but a few weeks ago (Sept. 29-Oct. 2) I had the opportunity to visit this historic,...
September 9, 2014 | David Childs
A groundbreaking new Audubon report confirms the importance of Canada’s boreal forest as a refuge for bird survival as climate pushes billions of birds further north. The global importance of Canada’...
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...
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...
January 10, 2014 | Dr. Jeff Wells
You may have heard about the Center for Conservation Biology before, particularly if you regularly visit this blog. They were the organization behind the fascinating satellite tracking program for...

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