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An old windmill at the Ellis Bird Farm, northeast of Red Deer, was fitted with a Motus Network bird monitoring station. It’s the first tower that tracks bird migrations in Alberta. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Ellis Bird Farm gets province’s first avian migration monitoring station

An old windmill was converted into a Motus Network tower

An old windmill at the Ellis Bird Farm, northeast of Red Deer, was fitted with a Motus Network bird monitoring station. It’s the first tower that tracks bird migrations in Alberta. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Family and friends of the late Jim Boyd came out to a rededication the refurbished purple martin birdhouses he donated to Ellis Bird Farm. (Todd Colin Vaughan/Black Press Media)

Refurbished shelters a tribute to bird lover

Purple Martin birdhouse rededication highlights celebration

Family and friends of the late Jim Boyd came out to a rededication the refurbished purple martin birdhouses he donated to Ellis Bird Farm. (Todd Colin Vaughan/Black Press Media)
The Medicine River Wildlife Centre has been looking for a Merlin mother to adopt an orphan that was brought to the facility. (Photo from Facebook)

Yard work is disturbing more birds

Medicine River Wildlife Centre taking in more babies

The Medicine River Wildlife Centre has been looking for a Merlin mother to adopt an orphan that was brought to the facility. (Photo from Facebook)
Imperial Oil reports deaths of birds that landed on Alberta tailings ponds

Imperial Oil reports deaths of birds that landed on Alberta tailings ponds

Imperial Oil reports deaths of birds that landed on Alberta tailings ponds

Imperial Oil reports deaths of birds that landed on Alberta tailings ponds
A Ponoka-area resident shared his photo of mountain bluebirds. (Photo by Murray Mackay)

First day of spring has arrived

Mountain bluebirds regular visitors to central Alberta

A Ponoka-area resident shared his photo of mountain bluebirds. (Photo by Murray Mackay)
Bird populations are doing well in Banff, Jasper, Waterton Lakes, Yoho and Kootenay national parks, in a Jan. 28, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Birds flocking to national parks in the Canadian Rockies

BANFF, Alta. — It turns out tourists aren’t the only ones who…

Bird populations are doing well in Banff, Jasper, Waterton Lakes, Yoho and Kootenay national parks, in a Jan. 28, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Birds at the Ellis Bird Farm jumped in and out of nests during the site’s 2018 Bluebird Festival. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Birds at the Ellis Bird Farm jumped in and out of nests during the site’s 2018 Bluebird Festival. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Ellis Bird Farm is hosting a Nature Day Camp for children on July 18. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Ellis Bird Farm is hosting a Nature Day Camp for children on July 18. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Red Deer’s osprey cam celebrities are back

Red Deer’s osprey cam celebrities are back

FortisAlberta has webcam set up at nest created as part of avian protection program

Red Deer’s osprey cam celebrities are back