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Birding Weekend

April 10 @ 9:00 am - April 11 @ 5:00 pm

Are you ready for the return of our feathered friends?!

The spring migration season is upon us! Take part in a weekend full of activities to help you learn more about birds, birding and bird feeding. Don’t forget to pick up a bag of premium bird seed from the Nature Shop so that you can enjoy the migration in your own backyard!

April 10 + 11: Birding Scavenger Hunts for Kids + Birding Identification Guide for Adults

Pick up a guide you’ll be on your way to spotting and identifying some of FortWhyte Alive’s seasonal and year-round feathered residents. 

April 11: Birds of Manitoba Display 

Come have a look at some of our feathered friends who have gathered outside to meet you! Ask all of your birding questions to one of our expert Birding volunteers. One household group at a time. Weather permitting.

Yellow goldfinch perched on a branch

Please Note

Save 15% off of bird feeders from the Nature Shop with the purchase of a bag of birdseed all weekend long! In store only.


Included with general admission to FortWhyte Alive

Free for FortWhyte Alive Members   

COVID Considerations

All group programming follows current public health regulations and guidelines regarding group sizes and physical distancing. Face masks are required inside all buildings at FortWhyte Alive. Visitors participating in programs and experiences assume risk associated with using shared equipment.

At this time, we are asking staff and volunteers showing any symptoms to stay home to protect our community. Programs may be cancelled or postponed if staff or volunteers are unavailable to lead them. All visitors registered for a program will be notified as far in advance of the cancellation as possible.