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Great Horned Owl

Family Birding Course

Sundays, June 2, 9 and 23, 2019
9:00 am – 11:00 am

Do you have young children and would like to introduce them to the world of birds and nature by exploring Fish Creek? Try the Family Birding Course presented by the Friends of Fish Creek and Nature Calgary. The goal of this course is to engage beginning birders and families in the joy of birding, share interesting bird facts and teach basic bird identification skills for common species.

This course is perfect for children between the ages of 4 to 8 years of age, entering kindergarten to entering grade 3.

A parent or guardian must stay for the full session.

Only $30.00 / youth for all 3 sessions. 

There is a limit of 20 children. 

Each session will consist of a guided bird walk for approximately 100 minutes and a 20 minute lesson.

1) Bow Valley Ranch Visitor Centre
2) Carburn Park
3) Inglewood Bird Sanctuary: craft – each participant will make a simple bird feeder to take home

Please complete the form below, then click Register for Family Birding Course. 

Family Birding Course

    Subsidized course available for a family in need.
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Family Birding Course


I am fully aware of the risks associated with this activity.

I hereby waive any claim that I may have against the Friends of Fish Creek and Nature Calgary and of its directors, staff or volunteers and release them from all liability for any damages, loss of income, costs, expenses, or death or other injuries of any kind whatsoever arising out of injuries or damages sustained by me as a result of my childrens’ participation in this activity.

That the Friends and Nature Calgary have the right, under recommendations from the instructor to remove any person from the program without a refund and without consent if any infractions occur that prevent or hinder the enjoyment of others or cause risks to public safety.

Personal information collected by the Friends of Fish Creek will be used solely for communicating with you for the purposes of the Family Birding Course. This information will not be given, sold, or traded to a party not affiliated with the Family Birding Course.

Great Horned Owl, photo courtesy of Tony Leprieur

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Event Details

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Cost: $30