Birding 101 + LCNS Field Trip

Song Sparrow by Gerald Romanchuk

Birding 101 Course & Field Trip $45


Limited spots available

All proceeds go to support Nature Alberta.

Saturday, March 5 from 10 AM to 12 PM at the Backyard Birds Nature Shop (15-100 King Street, Spruce Grove)

Saturday, May 21 from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Lu Carbyn Nature Sanctuary led by Lu Carbyn himself! The Sanctuary is a 1 hour drive west of Edmonton and is home to over 95 bird species!

Join Lu Carbyn, renowned Wildlife Biologist and Adjunct Professor at the University of Alberta, in this bird identification course. Lu will introduce bird taxonomy, review family groups and narrow in on one taxa – North American Sparrows in Alberta – to illustrate identification techniques and their ecology. This course is ideal for novice birders and seasoned birders looking to expand their knowledge. Lu will then lead you on a field trip in May to the Lu Carbyn Nature Sanctuary ( where you will see a vast variety of species of sparrow, warblers, and waterfowl. You may even catch a glimpse of iconic species such as the Common Loon and Trumpeter Swan.

Lu’s guided field trips sold out fast in Nature Alberta’s E-Auction, so get your tickets today to reserve your spot to learn from an impassioned biologist.

Included in the $45 fee, is your very own copy of the Field Guide to Alberta Birds AND The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Alberta: A Second Look 2 books valued at $45.

Purchase your tickets through Nature Alberta's Online Store here.