Get To Know This Year’s Featured Migratory Bird Day Species: Baltimore Oriole

VITAL SIGNS Common name: Baltimore Oriole Latin name: Icterus galbula Range: Found in Southern areas of Easternmost Canadian provinces3. Lifespan: 11 years3 Size: Ranging in length from 17-19 cm, and a wingspan of 23-30 cm3. Population estimate: 12 million (globally) THE FACTS The Baltimore Oriole, not to be confused with the baseball team; are small, […]

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Recipients of the 2022 Young Nature Leaders Grant!

Since 2017, young people across Canada have been demonstrating their leadership for nature through creative, nature-based projects submitted to Nature Canada’s Young Nature Leaders Grant. This year, we are celebrating the grant’s fifth year running thanks to the passion and generosity of Women for Nature members and other funders. The Young Nature Leader’s grant was […]

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Get To Know This Year’s World Migratory Bird Day Featured Species: Black-Crowned Night-Heron

VITAL SIGNS Common name: Black-crowned Night-Heron,  Bihoreau gris (French) Latin name: Nycticorax nycitcorax Range: Year-round resident in South America and the Caribbean, wintering in Mexico, breeding range mainly in the United States, South-western Ontario and parts of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta Lifespan: Around 20 years, oldest female was 21 years 5 months Size: 58-66 cm […]

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