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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
- Mountain bluebirds are fairly small thrushes with a bright cerulean colour.
- Easy to observe roadside pairs throughout much of Alberta from March - September.
- Nest boxes have boosted populations and provided insight into the bird's behavior.
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.