Posts Tagged ‘count’

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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Take part in the Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count

The Yellow-banded Bumble Bee, by Brenda VanRyswyk. July 30, 2018 (Ottawa, Ontario) – The 3rd annual “Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count” launched August 1st with a “Bumble Bee Count app” to facilitate photographing, identifying and locating bumble bees right across the country. For those using a camera, Friends of the Earth’s Census Cards are available.…

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Take part in the Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count

Friends of the Earth Take part in the Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count Canada’s wild native bees are in trouble – can you help? The Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count takes place annually during July and August, when the bumble bees are most active. Bee Spotters from across Canada take part to help us all…

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Ontario Nocturnal Owl Survey

Owls are notoriously difficult to count because they are secretive, primarily nocturnal and roost in concealed locations during the day. As a result, monitoring programs such as the Breeding Bird Survey, Forest Bird Monitoring Program, and Migration Monitoring Program are unable to adequately monitor owl populations. Playback of tape-recorded songs has been used to census…

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Putting a Bow on This Season’s Christmas Bird Count for Kids

A successful 2017-18 Christmas Bird Count for Kids season has wrapped up in Canada. Fifty-eight events across the country gathered young birders to identify and count winter birds in their cities, parks, forests, prairies, wetlands, and coastal areas. An impressive 142 species were reported! The top five most commonly-observed birds were: Black-capped Chickadee, Mallard, Downy Woodpecker, White-breasted…

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Another Christmas Bird Count for the Books

Bird Studies Canada thanks all the participants who have once again made the Christmas Bird Count (CBC) a huge success. From December 14, 2017 to January 5, 2018, thousands of birders and outdoor enthusiasts counted millions of winter birds across the continent. Each year, Christmas Bird Counters demonstrate their dedication and hardiness, with many waking…

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Counting Down to the 2018 Great Backyard Bird Count

Show how much you care about birds by participating in the 21stannual Great Backyard Bird Count! Simply count birds for at least 15 minutes on one or more of the count days (February 16-19, 2018) and report your sightings online. Around the globe, tens of thousands of volunteers – of all ages and birding skill levels…

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Peterborough Wild Turkey Count

Peterborough Wild Turkey Count About the Project Using information collected from eBird and iNaturalist we aim to determine the size of Peterborough County’s wild turkey population. To do this, we need citizen observations of wild turkeys all across Peterborough County this winter (2017/2018). You can help by: 1) Adding an observation to eBird if you…

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Annual Christmas Bird Count

Annual Christmas Bird Count taking place in Peterborough area next month Members of the Peterborough Field Naturalists enjoy a chilly but rewarding day watching and counting waterfowl. Many species of birds can be seen throughout the winter season, including during the Christmas Bird Count that is happening in Peterborough on Dec. 17th. All experience levels…

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Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count Aug 1 to Sept 15th, 2017

It’s time to reach for your camera or smartphone and head out to where the bumble bees are buzzing. We’ve just launched the second annual Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count, running now until September 15th. Each submission before September 16th counts as one chance for a $25 gift certificate to use on products from our…

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