Don’t Miss Amazing Northern Birding Opportunities

One of the best kept secrets on our expeditions are the incredible opportunities for birders, from beginners to experts, to see migrating waterfowl as they head north in the spring.

Birds from the east and west coasts and as far away as South America migrate to the Canadian North each spring to nest and raise their young. Northern bird watching is legendary. At staging areas in the spring and fall, the northern sky fills with birds as a flock takes flight. Waterfowl including ducks, geese, swans and gulls nest on every available pond and lake in the north through the summer; songbirds nestle in the tundra under foot, birds of prey, including Bald Eagles, circle overhead. All told, over 200 bird species breed and stage in the Northwest Territories every year. What’s on your bird list?

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