Newfoundland & Labrador bird watching
Province Bird: Atlantic Puffin
Checklist for Newfoundland
Number of Species Seen in Newfoundland: 368
Recommended Bird Field Guides:
Sibley Guide to Birds
National Geographic - Birds of North America
Birds of North America CD-ROM
Newfoundland Birding Organizations:
Natural History Society of Newfoundland & Labrador
Rare Bird Alerts:
Transcripts of rare bird reports
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Recommended Newfoundland Birdwatching Hotspots:
Gros Morne National Park
49.55 N 57.77 W
A rugged park along the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, it has both coastal lowlands and alpine plateau in the Long Range Mountains. Visit St. Paul's Inlet at low tide from late July through September. Three-toed Woodpeckers may be seen during the six hour hike up Gros Morne Mountain.
Witless Bay Islands
47.25 N 52.78 W
35 KM south of St. Johns, the Witless Bay Islands support a globally significant colony of breeding seabirds. Great Island, in particular supports the largest colony of Atlantic Puffins in eastern North America.
- More on Birding in Newfoundland:
- Seabirds of Newfoundland
- Newfoundland Birding News
- Newfoundland Natural Sciences Website
- Newfoundland Bird Photos
- Hot Spots
- Witless Bay
If you would like to recommend a great birding spot in this region, please feel free to contact us at info(at)birding.com. We welcome your suggestions!
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