Monday, May 31, 2010


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)

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