Irrigation canals: Important nesting sites for wild aquatic birds

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…

Vancouver’s Bird Week: Promoting Appreciation for Birds

April 15, 2014 by  
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The coastal seaport city of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada, features a wide variety of habitats which attract large numbers of birds. To encourage interest in local and migratory birdlife, Vancouver hosts an annual event called Vancouver’s Bird Week, with the 2014 program taking place on May 3-10…

Bird Atlas Tracks Trends in Britain and Ireland

December 17, 2013 by  
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Featuring more than 1,300 maps describing patterns of distribution for nearly 300 bird species, the new British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) Bird Atlas 2007-11 has recently been released to the public. This comprehensive study of bird distribution trends in Britain and Ireland was compiled from data gathered by more than 40,000 volunteers over a period of four summers…

Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival 2013

November 8, 2012 by  
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This exciting birding festival features a program of presentations offering up-to-date technical information, as well as birding and wildlife experiences…

Everglades Birding Festival 2013

November 8, 2012 by  
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The Everglades Birding Festival invites birders to journey through south Florida’s moss-covered cypress swamps, everglades prairies and marshes in a search for a variety of spectacular birds…

Birding Oregon – Tillamook Bay

August 28, 2012 by  
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Beginning with a classroom lecture at Heron Hall on September 12 and continuing with a field trip to Tillamook Bay from Portland, this adult education class offers a look at the region’s diverse habitats and the birdlife they support…

Golden-wings of Sterling Forest

May 21, 2012 by  
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Join the Connecticut Ornithological Association to explore Sterling Forest – home to substantial numbers of Hooded, Cerulean and Golden-winged Warblers…