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Park Visits and Global Bird Day

With the spring migration underway, I’m avidly watching the States wind direction forecast for the upcoming week for the eastern part (Upper Midwest and Northeast Forecast) that will also affect the bird migrating trends on our end here in New … Continue reading

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Embracing the Unexpected

The Toronto area offers surprisingly rewarding birding opportunities. Last week, we ventured out in search of shore birds and visited the usually enormously productive marshes in Whitby and Oshawa (45 minutes east of Toronto in ideal, traffic-less conditions). Sadly, when … Continue reading

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Nature News #38

Bird News Lead-shot pellets continue to poison swans along the BC/Washington border Research paper calls for major geese cull on Vancouver Island Turkey vulture rescued in Labrador Visit by northern hawk owl brings Christmas cheer to BC birders Delta, BC … Continue reading

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Nature News #37

Bird News Montana proposes to relocate sage grouse to Alberta ‘Super-toxic’ rat poisons killing BC’s rare barn owls and other wildlife Rescued eagle euthanized Mammal News Wolverines are stuck in an ecological catch-22 Arctic hybrids not a good sign, warn … Continue reading

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Nature News #35

Bird News White-headed woodpecker in grave danger of disappearing from Canada Wild birds serve as ‘canary in the coal mine’ N.B. beach, breeding area for endangered plovers, now a protected area Mammal News Some great pictures from the remote cameras … Continue reading

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Nature News #32

Bird News Deformed birds appearing in Alaska, northwest, and Canada at record-breaking rate Windpower company develops North American bird and bat scheme Sage grouse on path to extinction in Alberta Roadkilled bird is oldest bald eagle ever documented in wild … Continue reading

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Nature News #30

Bird News Scientists in Nova Scotia are working to protect roseate tern habitats. Syncrude blames freezing rain for the most recent duck deaths at tailings pond. More than 390 birds have now died after landing on the tailings ponds owned … Continue reading

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Nature News #28

Bird News A Canada goose with a natural feather disorder is being helped by caring man in ON. A poacher in New Brunswick has received heavy fines and had his licence suspended for hunting black scoters. Sightings of turkey vultures … Continue reading

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Nature News #27

Bird News Researchers tracking the migration of a red knot have documented an annual flight of 26,700 km between its Argentinian wintering grounds and breeding site in Nunavut. Levels of toxic mercury in the eggs of water birds downstream from … Continue reading

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Nature News #26

Bird News The Sprague’s pipit, a threatened species in Canada for 10 years, will not get help in the US because “federal wildlife officials are too busy saving other species to conduct the studies and hold meetings necessary to get … Continue reading

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