Bird Watching in Prince Albert National Park

Box 100
Waskesiu Lake
S0J 2Y0
(306) 663-4522

Have you ever spotted a bird or listened to its song and wondered what it is? Bird identification is a fun and easy activity for the whole family or a way to spice up a solo hike. In all seasons the park provides endless opportunities for birding.

Just follow a few simple steps:

What to bring:

  • Camera, binoculars, water and lunch
  • Prince Albert National Park Bird checklist – available at the Visitor Centre
  • Bird field guide

What you may see:

  • Over 240 birds have been recorded in the Park, of which several dozen may be found in the winter

When to go:

  • Early morning is the best time to start

Must see:

  • Mud Creek Trail – Wander through the meeting place of dark spruce woods and sun-filled aspen stands. This is a wonderful trail for finding brown creepers, ruffed grouse, hermit thrush and a variety of warblers.
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Box 100
Waskesiu Lake
S0J 2Y0
(306) 663-4522