Bird Observatories in Alberta
Beaverhill Bird Observatory
Box 1418, Edmonton, Alberta T5J2N5
Jason Dixbury, Chair;
Lisa Takats, Vice Chair;
E-MAIL/WEB SITE: jduxbury@ualberta; firstname.lastname@example.org;
~ Beaverhill Lake was designed as an IBA of Global Significance due to the large numbers of shorebirds and waterfowl using the area as a migration stop-over.
~ Each year, between 2500 and 4500 birds or more than 70 species are banded by staff, students and volunteers.
~ Primarily monitors songbird populations and new projects include: 1) RANA-Researching Amphibian Numbers in alberta, 2) Alberta Raptor Monitoring Program, 3) Standardized Nocturnal Owl Surveys, 4) Dragonfly and butterfly Surveys.