Wildlife

Wild and ruggedly beautiful.

Visit Whitecourt and Woodlands County on your next bird watching expedition in the boreal forest.

Due to our diverse geographical location between boreal forest, foothills and parkland natural areas, Whitecourt and Woodlands County are home to numerous species of songbirds, birds of prey and water birds. Come see the majestic Trumpeter Swan, Great Blue Heron, Black-Throated Green, Cape May, Bay Breasted Warblers, Northern Goshawk, Northern Pygmy Owl, Bald Eagle, and Belted Kingfisher to name a few.

Viewing areas include:

  • Hard Luck Canyon
  • E.S. Huestis Demonstration Forest
  • Forest Interpretive Centre and Heritage Park
  • Groat Creek
  • Carson Pegasus Provincial Park
  • Riverboat Park
  • Goose Lake
  • Fort Assiniboine

For more information call or visit the Whitecourt Forest Interpretive Centre at 1-800-313-7383.