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By recording songbirds, project can track numbers and migratory patterns
March 18, 2017 | Winnipeg Free Press | Published News | Martin Zeilig

The boreal forest is essentially North America’s bird nursery — it sustains billions of migratory birds and countless other wildlife.

Protecting that critical habitat is the mission of the Boreal Songbird Initiative (BSI), a non-profit organization based in Seattle. Much of BSI’s field work is done in Manitoba during the summer months.

Jeff Wells, an ornithologist and conservation biologist in Maine, heads most of the...

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