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Eagle Count

By Nature Kids / 18 February 2024

Nature Calgary
Online Presentation
Mar 6, 7:30 PM

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Stansell’s List

By Rick Schneider / 11 February 2024

A 1923 manuscript, Birds of Alberta, has recently come to light, describing the birdlife of Alberta a century ago.

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Five New Firsts in Alberta Bird Sightings

By Nature Kids / 19 January 2024

Alberta’s official bird record gained five first-time species sightings last year!

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Motus: The Latest Advance in Tracking Bird Migration

By Nature Kids / 19 January 2024

New technology, new insight — Motus is a tiny revolution in tracking bird migration.

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Canada Jays: Grey Ghosts of the Northern Woods

By Susan / 19 January 2024

Meet the grey ghost of the northern woods — the mischievous yet charming Canada jay.

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Christmas Bird Count

By Steph Weizenbach / 2 December 2023

Across Alberta in December or January depending on local count day

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How to Build a Bird: The Story of Avian Evolution

By Nature Kids / 23 October 2023

BY RICHARD SCHNEIDER AND NICK CARTER

The origin of the avian body plan is not something bird watchers often think about. With so many species to find and identify out there, what does it matter how they originated? However, the story of bird evolution is a fascinating one, and understanding it can bring great enrichment to the hobby of birdwatching. 

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Annual Sharp-Tailed Grouse Watch

By Nature Kids / 9 October 2023

Wainwright Wildlife Society
Wainwright, AB
mid-April – mid-May

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Whooping Cranes: Step by Step, Egg by Egg, Towards Recovery

By Steph Weizenbach / 29 September 2023

BY HIRA SHAH

The whooping crane was once widely distributed across North America, but by the 1940s, hunting and habitat loss had reduced the species to only 21 birds. Wood Buffalo National Park remains the only place in Canada where whooping cranes nest.

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Owls of Alberta

By Steph Weizenbach / 28 August 2023

How many owls are found in Alberta? View the full list here!

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