South Shore Fall Waterfowl Count
PEPtBO Fall Waterfowl Count of the South Shore IBA - November 12, 2020
Twelve volunteers fanned out across the PEC South Shore IBA on Nov 12 for PEPtBO’s annual fall waterfowl count. Observations were made at 13 viewing points from Point Petre to Prince Edward Point to South Bay for any birds swimming in or flying over the waters of the IBA. While driving or walking the roads of the IBA, volunteers also listed any bird species they saw or heard. This gave a one-day snapshot of bird activity in the South Shore IBA.
Conditions were good with cool, clear and calm weather. The
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Join Project FeederWatch this winter through Birds Canada
November 20, 2020
Article on Mysterious Bird Deaths in New Mexico
Read Jenna McCullough's article The data behind mysterious bird deaths in New Mexico in the American Birding Association's recent publication.
September 21, 2020
Shorebirds in the South Shore IBA
Shorebirds on the Southern Shore – Discovery at Charwell Point
(by Paul Jones)
(Charwell Point - Photo: Paul Jones)
Shorebirds are an attractive avian family that includes various types of plovers and sandpipers. They are a symbol of windswept beaches; and engage in spectacular journeys between their northern breeding grounds and southern wintering areas. Unfortunately, their populations are falling. Habitat destruction is one reason for the decline, with some species now officially classified as endangered.1
In the past, knowledge of spring
August 10, 2020 - Paul Jones
eBirding from Home
Collecting multiple lists from the same location is a way of contributing valuable bird population data.
Read the whole article by Mike Burrell for how to make the most out of birding from home.
May 18, 2020
Latest BioBlitz Report
View the full report of the 2019 BioBlitz at the Hudgin-Rose Property - exciting results and photos! Thanks Sheila and team!
April 9, 2020