Birding Information

Where Do You Want to Go Birding Today
Tina MacDonald's excellent site contains links to Alberta birding hotspots, trip reports, checklist and maps, information on endemic and endangered birds, links to rare bird information local events and festivals.

Birding the Americas: Trip Report and Planning Repository
This easy to navigate site compiled by Blake Maybank of Nova Scotia has not only birding trip reports but also trip planning information covering birding sites, parks and heritage rivers, nature organizations, official tourism sites, maps, checklists, weather, and references to other wildlife.

Snow Goose Festival--April
A celebration of the spring migration of the Snow Goose through Beaverhill Lake. Bus tours and field hikes offered throughout the day.


Ferintosh Manor B&B
Located in central Alberta on Little Beaver Lake where one can see lots of birds, wolves and moose.

Tours & Guides

Backwater Adventures
An Alberta company that offers a birding/canoe trips from one to four days.

Eagle-Eye Tours
A Canadian company based in British Columbia focusing on North and South America with trips to Spain and Kenya. They have a trip to Alberta and the Canadian Rockies

Eco Discoveries Nature Tours
Conducts day and half day tours of the Beaverhill Lake, a Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve, which is located east of Edmonton.

Field Guides
Field Guides has been operating high-quality birding tours since 1985 from its headquarters in Austin, Texas. They have a trip to the Canadian Rockies in Alberta.

Weaselhead Eco-tours
Weaselhead Natural Environment Area is an urban park in Calgary. TheWeaselhead Glenmore Park Preservation Society (WGPPS) provide free birding tours and workshops.


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Updated 01/20/05