Bird Cards

SKU:
6501
$2.50

The Northern Saw-wet owl (Aegolius acadius) will elongate its body to look like a tree branch to hide itself from predators; adults are only 18cm long. They hunt small rodents and insects and often nest in old woodpecker cavities.

The greeting card is blank inside; printed with vegetable-based inks on recycled paper, measures 5” x 7” and comes with a 100% recycled envelope.

SKU:
6503
$2.50

The American goldfinch (Carduelis tristis) is a common sight at backyard birdfeeders. Before storms, the birds will feed in a frenzied manner, to increase energy before and during the storm. This behaviour may increase the American's goldfinch's chance of survival under adverse conditions.

The greeting card is blank inside; printed with vegetable-based inks on recycled paper, measures 5” x 7” and comes with a 100% recycled envelope.

SKU:
6506
$2.50

The scarlet tanager (Piranga olivacea) is the most brightly coloured of all North American songbirds. Found in he eastern provinces of Canada, they breed in large forested areas, preferring oak trees. Habitat fragmentation has resulted in a decline of their population in many areas.

The greeting card is blank inside; printed with vegetable-based inks on recycled paper, measures 5” x 7” and comes with a 100% recycled envelope.

SKU:
6508
$2.50

A breeding adult pine grosbeck (Pinicola enucleator) develops pouches in the floor of its mouth for carrying food to its young. These large and unwary finches can be found in the boreal forests of Canada where they feed on seeds, fruits, buds and some insects.

The greeting card is blank inside; printed with vegetable-based inks on recycled paper, measures 5” x 7” and comes with a 100% recycled envelope.

SKU:
6512
$2.50

The largest of all herons in Canada, the great blue heron (Ardea herodias) is found in wetlands across Canada, where they are often seen standing perfectly still in shallow water while hunting for fish, insects and reptiles. Herons need undisturbed marshes and forests to feed and nest.

The greeting card is blank inside; printed with vegetable-based inks on recycled paper, measures 5” x 7” and comes with a 100% recycled envelope.

SKU:
6514
$2.50

The pine grosbeak (Pinicola enucleator) is a favourite of bird watchers with its bright red plumage and tame behaviour. This bird is a year round resident of Canada's boreal forest. The Wilderness Committee advocates the protection of 50% of Canada's boreal forest for wildlife like the pine grosbeak to survive.

The greeting card is blank inside; printed with vegetable-based inks on recycled paper, measures 5” x 7” and comes with a 100% recycled envelope.

SKU:
6517
$2.50

Common Redpoll (Carduelis flammea) are a small finch that breeds in open subarctic coniferous forests. These birds travel in huge flocks, flitting from tree to tree, and are often seen hanging upside down on branch tips feeding on small seeds. They venture to Southern Canada in the winter in search of food.

The greeting card is blank inside; printed with vegetable-based inks on recycled paper, measures 5” x 7” and comes with a 100% recycled envelope.

SKU:
6518
$2.50

Bohemian Waxwings (Bombycilla garrulus) are nomadic, boreal forest birds that nest in northern bogs and muskegs. In winter, they travel in large flocks of up to 10,000 individuals searching for leftover tree fruit throughout much of southern Canada. Known as 'party' birds, bohemian waxwings often gorge themselves on berries causing a type of drunkenness and much revelry.

The greeting card is blank inside; printed with vegetable-based inks on recycled paper, measures 5” x 7” and comes with a 100% recycled envelope.

SKU:
6520
$2.50

Red-headed Woodpeckers (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) are one of only four woodpeckers that cache their food, including nuts, seeds, fruit and insects, in trees for later use. With distinctive bright red heads and big personalities, this woodpecker's antics and aerodynamic fly-catching provide great entertainment. Their habitat in central and eastern Canadian provinces is threatened when the old trees in which they nest are cleared for development.

SKU:
6522
$2.50

The black-capped chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) is one of six chickadee species in Canada. Named for its signature call – "chickadee-dee-dee" – its broad range extends across the country. During cold winters, this songbird drops its body temperature to conserve energy, using the downy insulation of its feathers to keep warm.

The greeting card is blank inside; printed with vegetable-based inks on recycled paper, measures 5” x 7” and comes with a 100% recycled envelope.

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