Boreal Forests Provide Stopover Habitat for Northern Migrants


North America’s boreal forest hosts a wide diversity of organisms, including the billions of birds that rely on it for breeding and stopover habitats. Dr. Jeff Wells, Science and Policy Director with the Boreal Songbird Initiative, shares key areas for migrating birds in this IMBD Guest Blog. The Boreal Songbird Initiative is  dedicated to education and … Continue reading Boreal Forests Provide Stopover Habitat for Northern Migrants

Citizen Scientists at Tracy Aviary Spot Spring Migrants


Tracy Aviary, based out of Salt Lake City, has a strong Citizen Science Program, with volunteers involved in a number of bird surveys throughout Utah. In anticipation of their upcoming IMBD event “Urban Bird Festival in Salt Lake City” on May 6th-7th, Tracy Aviary’s Conservation Scientist, Cooper Farr, shares some of the bird species the citizen … Continue reading Citizen Scientists at Tracy Aviary Spot Spring Migrants