Wood Duck

Aix sponsa The wood duck is among the most beautiful of all North American waterfowl. This species’ elegant plumage is a sight to behold for many bird watchers. […]

Western Grebe

Aechmoforus occidentalis The largest species of grebe in North America, this elegant diving bird travels in large breeding colonies that migrate between wetland nesting sites and the shores […]

Steller’s Jay

Cyanocitta stelleri The Steller’s jay can be found frequently in the northwest. It is known for its vibrant colours, distinctive black or blue crest, impressive ability to mimic […]

Snowy Owl

Nyctea scandiac The snowy owl, ghost of the Arctic, this species has long been a favourite of birders and nature enthusiasts alike. Snowy owls are the heaviest owls […]

Northern Saw-Whet Owl

Aegolius acadicus The northern saw-whet owl was given its name to capture the resemblance of its call to the sharpening of a saw on a whet stone. European […]

Sandhill Crane

Grus canadensis A spectacular sight in nature is a flock of sandhill cranes dancing on the arctic tundra, or in flight migrating in long lines or Vs across […]

Rufous Hummingbird

Selasphorus rufus Hummingbirds are some of the smallest birds we can find world wide. There are many different species of Humming birds that live all over the Americas. […]

Ruffed Grouse

Bonasa umbellus Summary goeIt’s early morning in the springtime in the woods and you hear rustling and feel a booming vibe through the air. It is a difficult […]

Red-Tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed hawks (Buteo jamaicensis) are the most common species of hawk on the continent, living in nearly every part of North America, including most of Mexico. […]

Pileated Woodpecker

Dryocopus pileatus Pileated woodpeckers, characterized by the bright red crest of feathers atop their heads, can be found in old growth forests throughout much of North America. They […]