Boreal Bird Blog
Observations and updates from our Senior Scientist, Dr. Jeff Wells, and the BSI science team
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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...
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 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...
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...
March 6, 2014 | David Childs
At least among scientists and those closely following climate change, it should come as no surprise that protecting forests is one of the most crucial components to lessening the effects of climate...
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...
December 4, 2013 | David Childs
This funny and amazing story about a camera-stealing White-bellied Sea-Eagle is making the social media rounds, but particularly interesting for us is that it took place in one of the wild areas of...
December 2, 2013 | David Childs
This great story and photos just came out in Canadian Geographic about the Saskatchewan River Delta—one of the ten cool biodiversity hotspots that we profiled in our report last May. Referred to as a...
November 7, 2013 | David Childs
The Kayapó homeland in Brazil stands out as an island of intact forest against a surrounding onslaught of deforestation (fires highlighted in red, which were previously rare before development in the...
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...

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