Tag Archives: birder

My birding journey – from beginner to bona fide birder

Read about our Development Coordinator’s birding journey and how my love of birds has grown.


Carden Challenge – Another Successful Year

Cool and sunny weather and fields of alvar flowers greeted the twelve teams who took part in the 2013 Carden Challenge held May 24-25th.


The 2012 Carden Challenge: Have a birding blast

Records fell like rain during the 2011 Carden Challenge and we’re hoping for a repeat on May 25-26 during the seventh annual event.

Team Ammodramus smashed through earlier records, spotting 135 species during the 24-hour bird-a-thon centred on the Carden Plain. The team of Christopher Escott, Sandy Dobbyn, Burke Korol and Michael Runtz surpassed the previous high of 126 species in the competitive category. Rumour has it they didn’t sleep. Those in the recreational category tend to be more nap-oriented.