As a follow-up to the very successful first Sam Smith Spring Bird Festival last Saturday, it's an opportune time to consider the fact that Canada needs an official representative national bird. The Red-Tailed Hawk and the Canada Goose have been suggested, but there are many other species that might well fill the bill.
If you wish to participate in a national survey/petition to be delivered to the government, click here. But first, read this to consider criteria you might use to make your choice.
(Red-Tailed Hawks are occasionally observed in Sam Smith Park)