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Myrtle warbler. Photo © zenbenscience, via creative commons & flickr

Birds started migrating to avoid winter, not to seek better breeding grounds

While we await the region’s autumn rains, the rest of the country prepares for winter. After last year’s ordeal, flocks of Snowbirds east of the Rockies are preparing their escape routes. Some will visit our region. Others will head south. Our behaviour mirrors a time-honoured tradition begun by our feathered Read more →

Dead Annas hummingbird. Photo © Lenore M. Edman, www.evilmadscientist.com, creative commons

Lights out for the planet and for the birds

Tonight, at 8:30 p.m., many people, businesses and institutions here on the eco-friendly south coast will be turning out the lights. We’re taking part in Earth Hour, an international grassroots event started by former-Pearson International College graduate Todd Sampson and now hosted by the World Wildlife Federation. The goal is Read more →