Birding Information

Where Do You Want to Go Birding Today
Tina MacDonald's excellent site contains links to Ontario 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 trip reports but also trip planning information covering birding sites, parks and heritage rivers, nature organizations, official tourism site, maps, checklists, weather, and references to other wildlife.

Birding Festivals
Ontario has birding festivals in the spring and fall:
May-- Hillman Marsh Shore and Songbird Celebration, Leamington; Point Pelee Festival of Birds, Point Pelee; and Huron Fringe Birding, Port Elgin September -- Beach Festival of Hawks, Amherstburg; and Wye Marsh Festival, Midland;

Tours & Guides

A UK company specializing in tours world-wide for birdwatching, wildlife and photography holidays visits the Point Pelee area in the spring.

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 Pt. Pelee in the spring and fall.

The Travelling Naturalist
This British Company is a small, specialist tour operator, with a simple aim - to provide the most enjoyable guided wildlife holidays possible! Many of their leaders while all round naturalist are first and foremost birders. They offer a spring trip to Pt.Pelee and surrounding area.

Victor Emanuel Nature Tours (VENT)
Founded in 1974, it is now the largest company in the world specializing in birding tours has trips to Point Pelee to witness spring migration.


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Updated 01/20/05