Boreal Bird Blog
Observations and updates from our Senior Scientist, Dr. Jeff Wells, and the BSI science team
April 11, 2013 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Aerial view of rivers converging in NW British Columbia.Credit: Michael Fay We here at the Boreal Songbird Initiative (BSI) are proud to host internationally renowned conservationist J. Michael Fay...
April 4, 2013 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Taiga Fox SparrowCredit: Andrew Aldrich I recently posted on the Maine Birding listserv a simple request for a Fox Sparrow photo I needed for a project and was amazed by the results. I received...
March 22, 2013 | Dr. Jeff Wells
I just came across some relatively new papers I had not seen that shared some eye-opening new facts about migratory connectivity in some northern birds. A paper published in 2012 describes the...
February 19, 2013 | Dr. Jeff Wells
George River caribou herd Credit: Valerie Courtois, Canadian Boreal Initiative
January 14, 2013 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Member of the George River caribou herdCredit: Valerie Courtois, Canadian Boreal Initiative Over the holidays Jeff posted a new guest blog on National Geographic about the plight of the George River...
December 6, 2012 | Dr. Jeff Wells
We received permission from Fletcher Smith of the Center for Conservation Biology to post the following update about Hope, a Whimbrel whose migration has been tracked via satellite for the past...
November 16, 2012 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Evening Grosbeak Credit: D. Faucher, Ducks Unlimited
October 10, 2012 | Dr. Jeff Wells
The following is a guest post by Christian Artuso of Bird Studies Canada. Over the past few years he has been helping to organize and develop the Manitoba Breeding Bird Atlas, a comprehensive outlook...
October 5, 2012 | Dr. Jeff Wells
A few mornings ago I stepped out the front door of my house in Maine. It was 5 AM and still dark outside but the sky was echoing with the flight calls of migratory birds. Rainy, foggy weather was...
September 11, 2012 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Caspian Terns in MaineCredit: Mike Fahay

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