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Posts Tagged ‘Birds’

Help Migrating Birds During Collision Count Week

Celebrate FLAP Canada’s 25th anniversary this fall by searching for fallen birds during Collision Count Week. The event is part of FLAP Canada’s newly-launched Global Bird Rescue initiative which aims to raise global public awareness about bird-building collisions and the toll they take on migrating birds. Interested participants are invited to search their neighbourhoods for…

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An Update: Neonics vs Bees, Birds and the Planet

this blog was written by Julie Lopez, the Digital Campaign Organizer at Nature Canada. Nature Canada is thankful of the support that our Petition to ban the use of Neonics has received. By taking a stand against neonics, we can apply pressure to decision makers, and ensure Canada catches up to other places in protecting…

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Which Birds, Which Plants?

Use the filters below to show birds by region and preferred food sources. Click on a bird to see the plants it uses as food sources. http://content.yardmap.org/learn/which-birds-which-plants/

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How citizen scientists are helping to protect migratory birds

The quiet Canadian winter is beginning to burst forth into the colourful symphony of spring. Every year, millions of songbirds fly thousands of kilometres from their southern wintering grounds to breed in Canada. Among them is my favourite: the tiny Canada warbler, which to me is like the proverbial canary in a coal mine, but in…

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Hazel Bird Day

Join the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) for our inaugural Hazel Bird Day on the Rice Lake Plains Saturday, May 12, 2018 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hazel Bird Nature Reserve 4639 Robson Rd, Baltimore, Hamilton Township Click here to sign up Come and celebrate birds, conservation and the people who make NCC’s work possible.…

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The GreenUP Ecology Park

The GreenUP Ecology Park Garden Market is open from May 20 to Oct 21, 2018 Please feel free to walk through the park and gardens year-round. Enjoy the wildlife tracks and bird sightings throughout the winter months. GreenUP Ecology Park is a five acre showcase of sustainable landscape ideas and resources. With a host of…

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FLAP Mapper User Guide

Welcome to the FLAP Mapper User Guide. This guide reviews the basics behind using the FLAP Mapper Web tool to view and record bird collisions. The FLAP Mapper is a Web application developed by Esri Canada and is designed to help users around the world more easily report the locations of bird collisions with buildings.…

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Global Big Day—5 May 2018: get excited!

On 5 May 2018, Global Big Day is back. Wherever you are in the world, go eBirding on 5 May to be a part of birding’s biggest day! Our favorite part of Global Big Day is watching the shared passion for birds unite 20000+ people from more than 160 countries in a single day to…

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The World Outdoors: Early spring migrants on the move

In the earliest days of March we can start to enjoy migration. Even in the last week of February there were first reports from across Southwestern Ontario of tundra swans, killdeers, red-winged blackbirds and grackles. We will continue to see predictable migrants along with more interesting surprise sightings. In terms of waterfowl, we could certainly…

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