The Mississippi Flyway: An Essential Migration Route

The Mississippi Flyway: An Essential Migration Route

April 7, 2015 by  
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Starting in central Canada and stretching to the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi Flyway is the name given to the route followed by birds migrating from their breeding grounds in North America to their wintering grounds in the south…

Irrigation Canals: Important Nesting Sites for Wild Aquatic Birds

August 19, 2014 by  
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Irrigation canals constitute an important nesting site for several aquatic bird species and have slowly transformed into an excellent natural habitat over the passing decades. Several wild aquatic bird species such as Canada geese and mallard ducks have in particular found such canals as important nesting, resting, breeding and foraging sites…

Interesting Behavior of Black-billed Magpie – Part 2

August 6, 2014 by  
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This is an observation in August 2005 in west Lethbridge. I have made similar observations before at other places and times, but the observation was recorded on this date. Magpies to my understanding are absolutely fascinating to observe. They are an extremely intelligent species of bird for behavioral studies and what is more important to note is that they seem to observe human behavior and practices closely for their advantage…

Camrose Purple Martin Festival 2014

June 6, 2014 by  
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The program for this popular wildlife festival includes workshops, tours, guest speakers and a host of activities for kids. Oranized by the University of Alberta…

Huron Fringe Birding Festival 2014

April 30, 2014 by  
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Located at the base of Bruce Peninsula, Ontario, a natural migration corridor, MacGregor Point Provincial Park is a superb birding destination and the venue for the Huron Fringe Birding Festival. The program will include guided hikes by local experts, tours…

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