Brooks-Lake Newell Bird Count

Alberta, Canada

Hello Alberta Bird Counters! We are pleased to announce that the Brooks-Lake Newell and Writing-on-Stone Bird Counts will take place this year on the following dates: Brooks-Lake Newell Bird Count: Sat. May 21 and Sun. May 22 Writing-on-Stone Bird Count: Sat. May 28 and Sun. May 29 If you plan on camping we highly recommend booking early! Tillebrook: general reservations for May 20-22 […]

Calgary Area May Species Count

Alberta, Canada

Once again there will be a Calgary and area May Species Count this year. The count will take place on Saturday May 28 and Sunday May 29. If you would like to participate this year please contact Andrew Hart andrewhartch*@*icloud.com for more details or to confirm your participation for area(s) you covered before. All participants […]

Writing-on-Stone Bird Count

Alberta, Canada

Hello Alberta Bird Counters! We are pleased to announce that the Brooks-Lake Newell and Writing-on-Stone Bird Counts will take place this year on the following dates: Brooks-Lake Newell Bird Count: Sat. May 21 and Sun. May 22 Writing-on-Stone Bird Count: Sat. May 28 and Sun. May 29 If you plan on camping we highly recommend booking early! Tillebrook: general reservations for May 20-22 […]

Calgary Area May Species Count

Alberta, Canada

Once again there will be a Calgary and area May Species Count this year. The count will take place on Saturday May 28 and Sunday May 29. If you would like to participate this year please contact Andrew Hart andrewhartch*@*icloud.com for more details or to confirm your participation for area(s) you covered before. All participants […]

Bird Study Group (Sept 2022)

Zoom Alberta, Canada

The Wonder of Hummingbirds Presenter: John Bargman & Ena Spalding If you are wowed by hummingbirds, join us for closeup views and interesting stories and facts about hummingbirds of the Americas. John Bargman and Ena Spalding will show images of wonderful hummers taken in Costa Rica, Columbia, Peru, Ecuador, Belize and Canada. Members please look […]

Bird Study Group (Oct 2022)

Alberta, Canada

Newfoundland – Birds and More Presenter: Howard Heffler In June 2022, Howard and Lyn Heffler visited Newfoundland for 18 days. The primary focus was birding – specifically sea birds. They also wanted to learn more about the history of Canada’s youngest province; interestingly, the one with the oldest European settlements. There are several easily accessible […]

Bird Study Group Meeting (November 2022)

Zoom Alberta, Canada

Not ANOTHER Pandemic—Highly pathogenic avian influenza in wild birds Presenter: Dr. Dayna Goldsmith This presentation will begin with a brief introduction of what it means to be an influenza virus and the history of avian influenza in Canada. The presentation will then move into a review of the current outbreak with a focus on wild […]

Bird Study Group Meeting (December 2022)

Zoom Alberta, Canada

Shetland – Birds, ponies, and people. Presenter: Andrew Hart The Shetland Islands are the northern most part of Great Britain. This isolation has resulted in some endemic Shetland species and several Arctic and Northern European visitors and vagrants that are rarely, if ever, seen in the rest of the country. Andrew will talk about his […]

Christmas Bird Count 4 Kids

Carburn Park Alberta, Canada

Date: December 17, 2022 Time: 2 Sessions 9:30am - 10:30am & 11:00am - Noon Where: Carburn Park Cost: Free Event GET TICKETS Inspired by the Christmas Bird Count, the CBC4Kids is a way to engage the next generation of birders. Come let your child explore the winter birds of Carburn Park. Children will learn about […]

71st annual Calgary Christmas Bird Count

Alberta, Canada

The 71st annual Calgary Christmas Bird Count (CBC) will take place on December 18, 2022. This event is open to everyone who has a passion for birds regardless of skills and abilities. The CBC is an annual census of birds found within the count circle. All species are identified and counted which helps us to understand […]