Spring Migration Forecasts by Kiah Jasper

As you plan your birding outings, you may be interested in following these postings. Hi everyone, For the spring migration season, I am going to try to post weekly "migration forecasts", with predictions for the following 6 days. These are mainly focused on southern Ontario, as that is the region I am most familiar with, [...]

2022-03-22T15:30:19-04:00March 22nd, 2022|Birds|

Ottawa Gatineau Christmas Bird Count

As we are starting to think of Spring, we can look back at the successful 103rd Ottawa-Gatineau CBC  that was held December 19, 2021. Temperatures ranged from -11.3 to minus 7.4 degrees Celsius, with some light snow on and off throughout the day. 142 field observers plus 26 feeder watchers found 71 species and 41,842 [...]

2022-03-16T14:14:47-04:00March 16th, 2022|Birds|

Mer Bleue Remains At Risk from City Road Proposal

This Wednesday, March 2, the City of Ottawa’s official recommendation for the Brian Coburn Boulevard extension will be presented to the Transportation Committee. The meeting will begin at 9:30 AM. Staff will be recommending the route known as “Option 7”, despite the serious habitat fragmentation and ecological disruption this would cause in the Greenbelt. This [...]

2022-03-01T00:33:24-05:00March 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|