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December 1, 2003 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Published News | Robert McClure
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October 13, 2003 | NPR | Published News | Elizabeth Arnold
Link to NPR to hear Elizabeth Arnold's report and a "dawn chorus" of Boreal Birds.Canada's Boreal Forest is not as well known as the tropical rainforests, but the a watery arctic breeding ground is...
September 23, 2003 | The New York Times | Published News | James Gorman
It's autumn, and the vast boreal forest of Canada is spilling birds. Ducks and geese are pouring out of it, and songbirds in the billions. Some will winter in Westchester, some in Costa Rica....
August 25, 2003 | Nature | Published News | Erika Check
Ornithologists are laying high-tech plans to study the feathered forest dwellers of Canada's northern wilderness. Billions of birds live in the country's 6 million square kilometres of boreal...
June 21, 2003 | American Bird Conservancy | Published News | Vicky Johnston
Shorebirds are not normally the first group of birds that cometo mind when one thinks of the boreal forest. For most of us,shorebirds evoke images of coastal mudflats, prairie ponds,or remote arctic...
June 21, 2003 | American Bird Conservancy | Published News | Russell Greenberg and Sam Droege
Once upon a time, you could, ona summer's day, count on hearingthe creaky song of the RustyBlackbird (Euphagus carolensis) filteringfrom the vast wetlands of the borealforest. Decades ago, on a...
June 21, 2003 | American Bird Conservancy | Published News | Peter Blancher
The vastness of the boreal forest is one of its mostimportant aspects (see map, page 6). Not only does itpresent habitat for very large numbers of birds, but italso allows many species to live a semi...
May 6, 2003 | Boreal Songbird Initiative | Published News
A new study, Importance of Canada's Boreal Forest to Landbirds, released today in Seattle and Ottawa on the eve of International Migratory Bird Day (May 10), documents for the first time that one in...
December 18, 2002 | Boreal Songbird Initiative | Published News
Tennessee Warbler, Connecticut Warbler, Philadelphia Vireo, Cape May Warbler, Nashville Warbler all sound like birds that would live in the U.S. "In fact, over 80% of the global population of these...
June 21, 2001 | Defenders Magazine | Published News | Dawn Hanna
Take a walk through northern Canada's boreal forest in summer and you could wander easily amongthe trees. Moss and lichen cover almost everything — rocks, trees, even the pits created by...

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