Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory - News
Red Knot Research From Arctic breeding grounds to the farthest tip of South America, this bird has one of the longest voyages in the animal kingdom. Now, decline of habitat and a key food source on the trip are making the endangered species’ travels even more hazardous. Canadian-U.S. researchers are going along for the virtual ride to learn how to help.  Read the whole Globe and Mail  article HERE
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Bird Genomes - University of Guelph Study Birds Pack Smaller Genomes, More Brainpower for Flight, U of G Study Finds Read the article HERE
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Global Study and Bird Extinction One in eight bird species is threatened with global extinction, and once widespread creatures such as the puffin, snowy owl and turtle dove are plummeting towards oblivion, according to the definitive study of global bird populations. The State of the World’s Birds, a five-year compendium of population data from the best-studied group of animals on the planet, reveals a biodiversity crisis driven by the expansion and intensification of agriculture.  Read the report HERE
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Birds of the Prince Edward Point NWA PEPtBO  has released its 13-year report of birds in the Prince Edward Point National Wildlife Area.  It contains detailed reports for each species and analyses of spring and fall migration monitoring.  See the full document HERE (PDF 7.5MB)
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