Getting Here

By Bike
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Killdeer by Shayne Kaye

Discovering the Marshlands

Just south of Richmond’s city centre, Delta presents a variety of unique birding climates, including some smaller islands home to renowned birding communities. Look up, and stay grounded, while the birds welcome you to their coastal habitat.

Deas Island
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    West Coast Seeds Store
    4930 Elliott Street

    Find the perfect plants for your garden with a selection of over 1,000 vegetable, herb, and flower seeds, plus a large selection of birding supplies ranging from houses, feeders, and food.

Alex Fraser Bridge
 Visitor Centre

Flying South

With Vancouver International Airport to the north, and BC Ferries to the southwest, this stop on the BC Bird Trail is many folks’ first step into British Columbia birding. Keep an eye out for hawks, eagles, and a variety of gulls also on the go.

Boundary Bay Regional Park
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    Great Blue Heron Heronry
    Entry off Tsatsu Shores Drive

    A popular great blue heron heronry with over 100 nests bustling with activity located right by the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal.

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    Boundary Bay Regional Park
    Entry off Boundary Bay Road

    Part of the Pacific Flyway migration route, this park offers opportunities to see a large variety of migratory birds. Take the Raptor Trail for chances to see local owls and hawks.

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    OWL Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society
    3800 72 St

    Dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of raptors, stop by for a guided tour, meet their resident raptors, and learn about all the different raptors living in British Columbia.

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Dunlin by Shayne Kaye
Snow Geese by Shayne Kaye

Explore More

Attend Vancouver Bird Celebration

May 14 – 31, 2022

Celebrate the return of Delta’s Winter Birds
Explore the Douglas J. Husband Discovery Centre

An accessible space for dialogue and discovery about the Delta community’s past, present, and future. Featuring authentic objects, digital experiences, and fascinating stories, all are welcome to engage with Delta’s storied history.