VARC Research Projects (Links)

Motus Projects

          – Swainson’s Thrush – Molt Migration
          – Northern Saw-whet Owl – Migration Movements

Migration Monitoring

          – Mist-net monitoring of migratory activity

Bird Surveys

          – Transect surveys of bird abundance

Breeding Bird Activity

          – Monitoring of breeding bird activity

RFID Research – Tree Swallows

          – Remote sensing of swallow breeding activity


          – Investigating pesticide residues in hummingbirds

Swainson’s Thrush

          – Molt migration in Swainson’s Thrush 

Juvenile Birds

          – Post-breeding monitoring of juvenile birds

Raptor Migration Banding

     – Improving the understanding of raptors migrating in British Columbia