Birding by Ear

Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre 3663 Park Road, North Vancouver, Canada

Is that a Swainson’s Thrush or an American Robin? Join Hana Hermanek, bird biologist, for a visit to Lynn Canyon’s forests! You’ll learn how to recognize common resident and migratory birds by ear.


Stanley Park Ecology Society Monthly Bird Count

Stanley Park

Join SPES on our monthly Bird Count to support the collection of baseline data to monitor the local bird biodiversity in Stanley Park. The checklists will also be submitted to eBird as part of Global Big Day. Alongside the SPES Team Leader and other volunteers, you’ll improve your bird identification and bird watching skills in a fun and supportive environment.


Birding for Beginners: Family Walk

Colony Farm Regional Park Port Coquitlam

Enjoy a beautiful walk in nature and learn the basics of birding at Colony Farm Regional Park. No experience required!


Endangered BC Birds: Talk and Walk

VanDusen Guides Classroom 5151 Oak St, Vancouver, Canada

Rémi Torrenta of Birds Canada delivers this in-person 'birdinar'. You will discover some of the most endangered, secretive and fascinating bird species that we strive to better understand, and that breed right here in British Columbia.


Backyard Birds: Beyond the Basics

VanDusen Guides Classroom 5151 Oak St, Vancouver, Canada

The number of folks deriving pleasure from watching birds in their yards is increasing exponentially, and with it, the desire to know more about these incredible creatures. With at least three decades of experience in teaching ornithology, feeding and writing about backyard bird biology, Dr. David M. Bird will provide answers for new and aspiring backyard bird enthusiasts.


Build your Own Bird House

VanDusen Guides Classroom 5151 Oak St, Vancouver, Canada

Join us for this family-friendly, hands-on workshop for children 6 and up and their parents/adult caregivers. Workshop attendees will construct their very own chickadee nesting box to help support wild bird habitat in your own backyard. All materials (and safety equipment) are supplied.


Birding with Me: Welcoming Women and Femmes

Queen Elizabeth Park 4600 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Led by species-at-risk biologist Kimberly Dohms, this walk will introduce you to the birds found at Queen Elizabeth Park, territory of the səl̓ilwətaɁɬ təməxʷ, Skwxwú7mesh-ulh, S’ólh, and šxʷməθkʷəy̓əmaɁɬ Peoples. See birds like Anna’s hummingbirds, northern flickers, and red-breasted nuthatches while meeting new people and sharing in the outdoors.


Birds of a Feather: Bird Celebration!

Stanley Park Nature House on Lost Lagoon 712 Lost Lagoon Path, Vancouver, Canada

Discover the incredible variety and lives of local birds in our monthly birding program, Birds of a Feather. This month, join birder Frank Lin for a relaxed interpretive outing and learn to identify and appreciate seasonal bird species.


Hummingbird Talk

Richmond Nature Park 11851 Westminster Highway, Richmond, Canada

Discover the different types of hummingbirds in BC and find out how to turn a garden into an oasis for [...]

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