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Spring Birding Course

Registration Opens at 8am on March 14!

April 4 to June 20 (12 week program)

Join the Friends of Fish Creek for our ever-popular Birding Course! Enjoy seeing winter transition to spring, and the many bird species that will be visiting the various City parks, and Fish Creek Provincial Park, along with you.  Our exceptional team of skilled volunteer Leaders will guide the way, helping to point out and identify bird species we hope you will see, and sharing their wealth of knowledge with you! Fun for all ages.

Start times (no sessions on Fridays):

  • Monday to Thursday: 9:15 am
  • Saturdays: 9:00 am
  • Sundays: 9:00 am and 1:15 pm

Register Here Starting March 14


Course Fee:


Thank you to David Mitchell and the team of knowledgeable and skilled birding Leaders he has assembled: John Anderson, Lorrie Anderson, Anne Auclair Moe, Melinda Bell, Stephen Boucher, Rob Brown, Bob Byers, Trevor Churchill, Cathy Cush, Sandra Davis, Bernie Diebolt, Donna Franke, Peter Hoyer, Angela Krauss van Son, Doug Maxwell, Mike Meredith, Jennifer Meredith, Stephen Phelps, Randy Plishka, Colleen Rodgers, Jennifer Solem, Liz Soria, Diane Stinson, John Thompson, Marco van Son, Joan Walker, Wayne Walker, and Robert Worona.

Check out the following links in case you’d like to do a bit of birding on your own!

Fish Creek Provincial Park Notes

Bird Checklist


Enjoy watching, listening for, and learning about birds, but please do not feed the birds in Fish Creek Provincial Park. Read more

Photo: Forster’s Tern, taken at Lafarge Meadows in Fish Creek Provincial Park, during a Spring Birding course.