Atlantic Canada Coastal Waterbird Survey
Photo: Mark Peck
By participating in the Atlantic Canada Coastal Waterbird Survey, you help Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Canadian Wildlife Service, and Birds Canada monitor our coastline. The goal of such coordinated collective efforts is the monitoring and conservation of coastal waterbird populations in Atlantic Canada.
The data collected by Atlantic Canada Coastal Waterbird Citizen Scientists will add to long-term data on the abundance and distribution of waterbird species along the coast. It also provides valuable baseline information in the event of a disaster such as an oil spill. This data allows us to: