Winnipeg and Area
Revel in the ease of an urban birding adventure. Uncover Winnipeg’s wild side with its abundant parks, urban forests and three rivers. Wander a wee bit further for the joyful experience of witnessing thousands of waterfowl lift to the sky.
Add to your Mantioba Birding Adventure
Looking to add a little extra to your birding activities in the Winnipeg area? Here are a few ideas to prime the imagination:
- Venture into Winnipeg’s Living Prarie Museum to stroll through an urban preserve of more than 160 species of native Manitoba plants.
- Mix a little shopping, great food, a ramble on the Riverwalk, and a stop at the Prairie Garden for a day well spent at The Forks.
- Retreat into the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden followed by a delicious lunch at Terrace Fifty-Five or the Conservatory in Assiniboine Park.
- Hop between habitats at The Manitoba Museum, from Parklands/Mixed Wood to the Arctic/Sub-Arctic, from the Boreal Forest all the way to Ancient Seas.
- Uncover the suprising agricultural history of First Nation farming at the Kenosewun Interpretive Centre and wander self-guiding trails next to the Lockport Dam.
- Encounter voyageurs, fur traders and early settlers reliving Manitoba’s early days at Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site. Go high tech on the past with the new multi-touch tables in the Visitors Centre.
- Check out Manitoba’s oldest and much loved steamship, the S.S. Keenora, and its colourful past at the Marine Museum of Manitoba.
- Stop by the stunning and storied Church of the Immaculate Conception and Grotto of our Lady of Lourdes near Cook’s Creek.
Located in the middle of the city, Winnipeg’s largest park is filled with birding opportunities.
A waterfowl oasis situated within the city limits. See Manitoba birds in their natural habitat.
Walking trails and river banks make for an excellent urban birding experience.
Located very close to Winnipeg, this location is a “must” for serious birders.
Hundreds of native prairie birds in a single park.