Bring Back Birds

Birds Need Our Help - You Can Make a Difference

In September 2019, a study from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, with other researchers, released a new study. The study shocked many people and was shared on numerous social media and other news outlets. It revealed that since 1970 North America has lost 2.9 billion birds. This included birds in every biome. 

Some of our favourite backyard birds were included - Dark-eye Juncos, Blue Jays & Baltimore Orioles among many others. 

There was also some encouraging news released. Conservation efforts have resulted in the rebound of some groups of birds:


You Can Help #BringBirdsBack

By adopting the “7 Simple Actions” you can make a difference! Actions such as landscaping with native plants, drinking bird-friendly coffee and making your windows safer for birds are simple actions that can make a big difference to the health of the birds we all love and watch at our own backyard bird feeders. 

The alarm has been sounded, birds are in trouble and it’s time to take action!

Please help us spread the word about the declines—and ways to #BringBirdsBack.

Visit the 3 Billion Birds website for detailed information on this study. 

7 Simple Actions

  • Drink shade-grown coffee 
  • Reduce plastic use
  • Do Citizen Science
  • Make windows safer
  • Keep cats indoors
  • Use native plants
  • Avoid Pesticides

Find more information on the 7 Simple Actions you can adopt to help birds!!