Adopt one of the exciting boreal birds banded at the LSLBO!

LSLBO birdhouseBy adopting a boreal bird, you are helping to support the many research and monitoring programs run by the LSLBO.

It’s easy; just download the brochure, fill out the form and mail it in!

The adoptee will receive a certificate featuring:

  • a picture and information of the bird species adopted
  • details of the bird, including the band #, age, sex, weight and wingspan

If the bird is ever recaptured, the adoptee will be notified!

It is easy to adopt a bird!

Just choose the bird you like and fill out the necessary information on both sides of the form.
Then mail to the LSLBO.

Download Adopt-a-Bird Brochure

Yellow Rumped Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler

This is the number one bird that we band at our research lab.

American redstart

American Redstart

The males of this common warbler are a dramatic black with bright red patches.

White-throated sparrow

White-throated Sparrow

This bird has one of the most memorable songs of the boreal forest, “Oh Sweet Canada, Canada, Canada.”

Yellow warbler

Yellow Warbler

This bird is a bright yellow all over and the males have a red-streaked breast.

Black-capped Chickadee

Black-capped Chickadee

“Chick-a-dee-dee-dee” is just one of the recognizable vocalizations of this bird.


Black-and-white Warbler

This warbler is usually among the first spring migrants to arrive.

Sharp-skinned Hawk

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Although too large for our nets, we catch these small predators as they hunt the migrating songbirds in the forest.

Canada warbler

Canada Warbler

Help support our special research project to learn more about this beautiful boreal warbler.

Saw-whet Owl

Northern Saw-whet Owl

You can sponsor one of these special owls that are banded during the Northern Saw-whet Owl Fall Monitoring program.


Thank you for supporting the Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory and the new Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation.