The Chat is Back!

by Christine Bishop, Environment and Climate Change Canada Feature photo by Jose Amorin In 2000, the Western Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens auricollis) population in British Columbia (BC) was listed, under the Canadian Species At Risk Act, as Endangered.  Its already restricted population had drastically declined due to the loss of over 85% of its key … Continue reading The Chat is Back!

Water & Boreal Birds

By David Childs As millions of people across North America flock to swimming holes at nearby lakes and rivers to escape the heat, so too do billions of migratory birds. But for the birds, these waterways represent far more than just an opportunity to cool off. They represent the best chance these birds have of … Continue reading Water & Boreal Birds