Boreal Bird Blog
Observations and updates from our Senior Scientist, Dr. Jeff Wells, and the BSI science team
December 23, 2008 | Dr. Jeff Wells
When the harshest conditions of winter descend on those of us who live in Canada and the northern U.S.—temperatures that go so low that snow makes a creaking sound as you walk over it, wind that...
December 3, 2008 | Dr. Jeff Wells
When it comes to assessing the true levels of impacts of industrial activities on wildlife, including birds, conservation science has a rather poor track record. Yes, we have the occasional estimate...
November 28, 2008 | Dr. Jeff Wells
We ended our trip in Toronto with another full day of meeting with reporters. Terry Root had made it up from a meeting in Mexico and Pascal Badeau came south from Winnipeg to join us. We were hosted...
November 19, 2008 | Dr. Jeff Wells
So here's one of the back stories of the first three days of our International Boreal Conservation Science Panel media tour. The renowned Stuart Pimm came up from Duke University on Monday to...
November 18, 2008 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Yesterday and today (Tuesday, Nov. 18) I have had the pleasure of being in Washington DC with several members of our newly formed International Boreal Conservation Science Panel.  The 14-member panel...
October 24, 2008 | Dr. Jeff Wells
 Pine Siskin Credit: Brian E. Small
September 25, 2008 | Dr. Jeff Wells
 Credit: Kevin T. Karlson
September 15, 2008 | Dr. Jeff Wells
This week here in Maine we had a major push of Boreal migrants through the state. On Wednesday night a friend and I listened as nocturnal calls of southbound migrants rang out from above the house at...
September 4, 2008 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Some of you may remember the quest by artist Susan Beebe to paint, sculpt, or otherwise artistically depict all 300 of the regularly occurring Boreal birds. She has labored several years on this...
August 25, 2008 | Dr. Jeff Wells
A paper by Erin Bayne and colleagues reports on an amazing study that demonstrated for one of the first times, that industrial noise by itself, can cause a decrease in the density of birds near the...

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