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Volunteer Programs

Whether you are a burgeoning naturalist or an experienced birdwatcher, there are a number of programs that you can join, whereever you are in Canada. These programs are coordinated by Bird Studies Canada or one of its many partners. To find a program, browse the list below, or narrow your search by region, time of year or difficulty level (easy = no or little experience required, intermediate = some experience required with the species targeted by the program, advanced = must be able to recognized most birds by sight and sound).

Region: Month: Difficulty:

ProgramJFMAMJJASOND
Breeding Bird Survey details
Canadian Lakes Loon Survey details
Canadian Migration Monitoring Network details
Christmas Bird Count details
CMMN: Beaverhill Bird Observatory, AB details
CMMN: Delta Marsh Bird Observatory, MB details
CMMN: Inglewood Bird Observatory, AB details
CMMN: Last Mountain Bird Observatory, SK details
CMMN: Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory, AB details
eBird Canada details
ProgramJFMAMJJASOND
Great Backyard Bird Count details
Great Canadian Birdathon details
Manitoba Breeding Bird Atlas details
Manitoba Nocturnal Owl Survey details
National Nocturnal Owl Surveys details
Prairie Marsh Monitoring details
Project FeederWatch details
Project NestWatch details
Species at Risk details
Swift and Swallows details

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