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Autumn Birding Course

Registration Now Open

12-week program begins Monday, September 6 and continues until Sunday, November 28

Join the Friends of Fish Creek Provincial Park Society this fall, for our ever-popular Birding Course! Explore the fascinating world of birds by visiting different parks throughout the city, and capture a glimpse of birds soon to be on their way to warmer places during their fall migration. Our exceptional team of skilled volunteer Instructors will guide the way, helping to find and identify the many bird species we hope you will see, and sharing their wealth of knowledge with you! Fun for all ages.

This 12-week course runs every day of the week (except on Fridays), with each session being approximately 2.75 hours.

The course is offered at a discounted rate to Friends of Fish Creek members:
– Members – $60/person
– Non-Members – $100/person


The number of course participants will be limited and health and safety precautions will be in place.

  • Each session lasts approximately 2.5 hours 
  • Start times Monday – Thursday: 9:15 am. Saturdays: 9:00 am, Sundays: 9:00 am and 1:15 pm
  • Fee: Friends of Fish Creek Members: $60.00 each, Non-members: $100.00 each


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Become a Member or Renew Your Membership

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

Thank you to David Mitchell and all of the user-friendly experts we have as Birding Course instructors: John Anderson, Lorrie Anderson, Renee Beaton, Robert Bell, Rob Brown, Teresa Brown, Trevor Churchill, Bernie Diebolt, Wlad Franco-Valias, Donna Franke, Dermot Lane, Lori Mainland, Doug Maxwell, Stephen Phelps, Jennifer Solem, Carole Steeves, Liz Soria, Diane Stinson, John Thompson, Marco van Son, Angela Krauss van Son, Leao Vermeylen, Joan Walker, Wayne Walker, and Robert Worona.

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

Photo, Palm Warbler