Bird Watching in Prince Albert National Park
Have you ever spotted a bird or listened to its song and wondered what it is? Bird identification is a fun and easy activity for the whole family or a way to spice up a solo hike. In all seasons the park provides endless opportunities for birding.
Just follow a few simple steps:
What to bring:
- Camera, binoculars, water and lunch
- Prince Albert National Park Bird checklist – available at the Visitor Centre
- Bird field guide
What you may see:
- Over 240 birds have been recorded in the Park, of which several dozen may be found in the winter
When to go:
- Early morning is the best time to start
- Mud Creek Trail – Wander through the meeting place of dark spruce woods and sun-filled aspen stands. This is a wonderful trail for finding brown creepers, ruffed grouse, hermit thrush and a variety of warblers.