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One sign of Spring in the Edmonton, Alberta, area every year is the annual Snow Goose Chase, organized by the Edmonton Nature Club. This year, on the morning of April 26th, eight buses filled with inner-city and new immigrant families, … Continue reading
The idea that “false faces” are used by birds for predator deterrence floats in the ether between biology textbook case study and mythical meme. The idea that evolution can produce false faces compels and amazes us but because of the lack of … Continue reading
As promised in my two previous blogs for Bird Canada, here is the second instalment on Vancouver’s Stanley Park. This time around, I will focus mostly on the history and activities of the Stanley Park Ecology Society (SPES), especially with … Continue reading
Calgary photographer Rob English has the most amazing luck photographing small mammals. He got these shots last summer near the summit of Highwood Pass in the Canadian Rockies. He notes that he wasn’t the only one searching for pikas, but … Continue reading
Posted by Pat Bumstead Calgary photographer Rob English has managed to get some truly stunning photos of an elusive little American Mink in Fish Creek Provincial Park, Calgary, AB. These little members of the weasel family are found throughout North … Continue reading
Posted by Charlotte Wasylik, aka Prairie Birder, (I’m very excited to be writing for Bird Canada and will try to make sure I have a post for each month. Thank you again, Pat, for asking me to write for your … Continue reading
The deadline for Canadians to comment on the federal government’s massive wolf-kill caribou recovery strategy is February 22, 2012. For most Alberta boreal woodland caribou herds, the wolf-kill strategy would allow 95% of their habitat to be destroyed. Tar sands … Continue reading