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a website about birds
Join Vince and Sandra as they trek through vast tracks of wilderness in search of birds.Expeditions
Become an aficionado with tips and tools for achieving expert levels of Bird Nerdery.Essentials
- The most abundant and widespread wood warbler in North America.
- Although their colours are subdued in winter these birds absolutely *pop* in spring.
- Audubon's (yellow throat) and Myrtle (white throat) are two races of yellow-rumped warbler -- both occur in Alberta.
Watch out for turtles. They'll bite you if you put your fingers in their mouths.
Alberta's official provincial bird is the Great Horned Owl.
Throw some pine needles in the air to see which direction the wind is blowing.
We nest in Alberta, Canada
Did you know that Alberta is Canada's duckiest province? From alpine meadows to prairie fields, with a bird list of 385 species, Alberta offers a wide variety of places for the aspiring birder to explore. The Bird Nerds are common to uncommon year round, usually spotted in parks and areas around the city of Calgary. If you see them, be sure to approach and say hi.
Birds and Sagebrush
We booked campsites a while ago and it was finally time to take a break and head outdoors.
After seeing lots of super cool shorebirds we went searching for migrating songbirds.