Northwest Territories bird watching
Province Bird: Gyrfalcon
Checklist for the Northwest Territories
Number of Species Seen in the Northwest Territories: 310
Recommended Bird Field Guides:
Sibley Guide to Birds
National Geographic - Birds of North America
Birds of North America CD-ROM
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Recommended Northwest Territories Birdwatching Hotspots:
Nahanni National Park
61.00 N 126.00 W
You must fly into the park in a hired plane or helicopter. It is a true wilderness with rugged mountains and spruce forests. Look for Blue Grouse, Gray-cheeked Thrush, Bohemian Waxwing and Trumpeter Swan. Visit in June through August.
Wood Buffalo National Park
60.20 N 113.20 W
The northeast corner of this park is in the Northwest territories (most of the park is in Alberta). This area supports the entire breeding population of migratory Whooping Cranes during the late spring and summer months.
- More on Birding in the Northwest Territories:
- Northwest Territories News
- Northwest Territories Important Bird Areas
- Birding the De Cho
- Tourism in the Northwest Territories
- Hot Spots
- Northwest Territories Bird Checklist Survey
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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