Tag Archive: black-capped chickadees

Building real estate for cavity dwellers

By Sarah Ludlow The number of tree cavities are often limited on the landscape, but there are many different species that require cavities for their home (such as squirrels, bats and birds). As… Continue reading

Banding together to protect birds

By Sarah Ludlow In a¬†previous blog post¬†on the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s blog, Land Lines, I discussed how scientists determine long-term trends in bird populations through annual monitoring. Those estimates provide valuable information… Continue reading

Internal parasites and the conservation of birds

By Chelsea Enslow Most people, especially Canadians, know how annoying being swarmed by mosquitoes in the early summer can be. There is nothing quite like braving clouds of host-seeking insects while exploring our… Continue reading