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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, tricks and tools for achieving expert levels of Bird Nerdery.Essentials
- Males are iridescent chestnut and green, with ornate patterns on nearly every feather.
- These birds live in wooded swamps, where they nest in holes in trees.
- The wood duck is the only North American duck that regularly produces two broods in one year.
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.