Bird Studies Canada conserves wild birds through sound science, on-the-ground actions, innovative partnerships, public engagement, and science-based advocacy.
The Indigo Bunting is a regular neotropical migrant found in most of southern Canada, except in the prairies.
Their vibrant blue colour, like for most blue birds, isn't due to a pigment, but rather to a structural effect on light.
(Photo: Norm Q. Townsend)
2018 International Ornithological Congress
Bird Studies Canada is a proud co-host of the International Ornithological Congress, taking place in Vancouver, British Columbia, August 19-26, 2018.
According to The State of North America's Birds 2016, 37% of our continent's native bird species are in crisis.