Boreal Bird Blog
Observations and updates from our Senior Scientist, Dr. Jeff Wells, and the BSI science team
August 21, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Thursday evening, Aug. 18
August 21, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Thursday, Aug. 18, Norman Wells A peek through the window shades when the alarm beeps at six confirms yesterday's forecast--rain, wind, and a low, gray cloud ceiling that hides the mountains. At...
August 19, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
My father-in-law picked up the phone when I called home to my wife from the Mackenzie Hotel in Norman Wells. "What does it look like?" he asked before handing the phone over to my wife. Trying to...
August 18, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
August 16, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
We arrived in Deline--a community of 600 mainly Dene people along the shores of Great Bear Lake--late yesterday afternoon after a 90 minute flight north from Yellowknife. For about an hour we flew...
August 15, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
August 14, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Canadian North--a medium size white jet with a yellow sun and polar bear painted on its blue tail--boards from the rear via a stairway. The rear boarding reminds me of some flights to and from small...
August 14, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
3:00 PM Edmonton, Alberta This morning (8/14) I left my home in Maine at 6 AM, the sound of one of the last singing American Robins echoing around the neighborhood. Eleven hours and several bouts of...
August 11, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Map of area Dr. Jeff Wells is visiting On Sunday (8/14), I leave for a five-day fact-finding exploration of the Northwest Territory’s Mackenzie Valley. The Mackenzie River, Canada’s longest, flows 1,...
August 4, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
We sometimes think of the Boreal as a vast forest and, in part, it is. But the Boreal also contains vast wetlands - over a million lakes, rivers, streams, ponds, and bogs. The Boreal is home to...

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