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World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day Saturday, May 14, Optimist Community Centre May 14 is World Migratory Bird Day, a global campaign that brings attention to one of the most spectacular annual events in nature: bird migration. To celebrate this international conservation effort, PIBO is holding a special event at the Optimist Community Centre in Windsor, from …

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Windsor Gala 2022

Windsor Gala 2022 In Person Again! The 2022 Annual Windsor PIBO Gala Hosted by Margaret Atwood & Paul Vasey Auctioneer: Peter Hrastovec Wednesday, May 4, 2022 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT at Beach Grove Golf & Country Club 14134 Riverside Drive East Tecumseh, ON (just outside Windsor) (map) Join your birding friends at our …

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Eagles in Trouble Again

A study published in Science in February found that North American eagles are being seriously impacted by lead poisoning. Up to 50 percent of the birds sampled had high levels of lead in their organs, enough to slow population growth by 3.8 percent in Bald eagles and 0.8 percent in Golden eagles. The Bald eagle …

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Song Sparrows Remember

A study published in January found that male Song sparrows sing a repertoire of up to 12 two-second songs in sets lasting about 30 minutes – repeating a single song many times in a row within each set. During the next set, the males repeat the same 12 songs, but this time, vary the length …

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