Canadian Nightjar Survey
Photo: Mark Peck
Nightjars are a family of birds that forage for flying insects at night. The species nesting in Canada are migratory, with the Common Nighthawk, for example, being found as far south as Argentina during the non-breeding season. These beautifully marked birds have long pointed wings for sustained flight, and are highly camouflaged because they spend the day on a branch or on the ground.
The need to conduct surveys for nightjars in Canada has been identified for several reasons:
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The Canadian Nightjar Survey needs volunteer to conduct surveys to help us understand and conserve these unique species. To volunteer or to obtain more information about the Survey and available routes, contact your regional coordinator.
|British Columbia||Paul Prestonemail@example.com|
|Québec & Newfoundland and Labrador||Andrew P. Coughlanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Yukon||Andrew P. Coughlanemail@example.com|
|Northwest Territories||Jocelyn Gregoire||Jocelyn.Gregoire@ec.gc.ca|
|New Brunswick, PEI, & Nova Scotia||Virginia & Alex Noble-Daltonfirstname.lastname@example.org|