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A fond farewell to Alberta’s Winter Birds

With only 28 days until the first day of Spring, and given the record snowfall and deep, bitter cold that has gripped us here in Alberta this year, I don’t think it’s really that premature of me to wish our … Continue reading

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Finch Musings

Happy Spring! Today is officially the first day of spring, and in many parts of the country, it’s been a long time coming. Just after dawn this morning, I was levitated out of my bed by a very loud bird … Continue reading

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Shifting Birds

A study carried out by the Audubon Society has discovered that climate change is pushing North American birds northward, with some finches and chickadees moving hundreds of miles into Canada. As the temperatures across the US have gotten warmer, the … Continue reading

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