A Year in Review

One little bird started it all. For Michael Mesure, FLAP Canada’s Executive Director, keeping birds safe in urban areas has been the focus of his life for the last 30 years. At the beginning of the New Year, I sat down with Michael to look back on 2019 and look forward to FLAP’s plans for […]

How one tiny bird changed my life in a big way

Thirty years ago, I was on a mission in downtown Toronto to understand the bird- building collision phenomenon.  I came across a common yellowthroat stunned but still alive at the base of a building, and in need of rescuing.  Ever so gently, I placed it in a brown paper bag, and drove with it to […]

Meet the Birds of Global Bird Rescue

Our woodlots have become a little quieter as the hordes of migratory birds have moved south. The occasional straggler remains, but it’s obvious that the fall 2019 migration season is coming to a close. This fall, FLAP Canada hosted the second annual Global Bird Rescue. During the first week of October, 52 groups from around […]