Preconfederation Ornithology

A compilation of transcriptions relating to Canadian preconfederation ornithology, 1534-1867


About the Site

Welcome to Pre-Confederation Ornithology!

We're a website which is devoted to making available papers written on the early ornithology of Canada.

The site is currently under construction, so, navigating via the left-hand link menu will frequently result in an error page, until that section becomes filled in.

The sections that do not have content are denoted by faded text. The following sections so far have content:

  1. Ontario - 19th Century
  2. Quebec - 18th Century
  3. Quebec - 19th Century
  4. Nova Scotia - 18th Century
  5. Nova Scotia - 19th Century
  6. British Columbia - 18th Century
  7. Newfoundland - 18th Century
  8. Alberta - 19th Century

If you're interested, please check back frequently, as there will be plenty of updates in the coming months.

You can contact the author of the website by emailing