Tag Archives: prairie birds

Canada’s Shrikes, a tale of two seasons

Many North American birders and photographers fawn over the majesty and beauty of birds of prey. From the soaring raptors and eagles, to the swooping and diving falcons, to the deft and agile accipiters, and of course the ever popular … Continue reading

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Grouse or Gas Wells?

A scientist from the University of Alberta says unrestrained gas development in southern Alberta could wipe out the sage grouse population in the province within two years. Mark Boyce has studied sage grouse since 1977, but he might be lacking … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wings: Leggy Beauty

Range Map from Marbled Godwit fact sheet on All About Birds

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Wednesday Wings: Yellow Heads

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