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Canada -- Nunavut  

On April 1, 1999, Canada's geographical and political map changed and a new jurisdiction, Nunavut, was created. Nunavut was formed from the eastern part of the Northwest Territories and was officially named Canada's third territory. Nunavut, "our land" in Inuktitut, is the realization of more than 20 years of negotiations and planning by the Inuit of the Eastern and Central Arctic.

Discover the top birding locations in Nunavut. Find out more about Nunavut Bird Clubs and Birding Organizations in Nunavut. Print out a checklist of Nunavut birds. Find the Rare Bird Alert Phone Numbers for Nunavut. Order books to help you become a better birder in Nunavut. Discover links to Nunavut Birding web sites. Print out special maps of  Nunavut before you begin your trip.  

Thayer's Birds of
North America version 7

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Recommended North American Bird Field Guides

Province Bird: Rock Ptarmigan

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Species Seen in Nunavut: 310 (estimate)

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Welcome to Nunavut

Hot Spots

Ellesmere Island National Park

Ivory Gull in Nunavut



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