Bird Focus Group


Weather permitting, the Bird Focus group meets on Saturdays for a leisurely 2 hour walk in the Red Deer and Central Alberta area.

Chris Olsen is your host and all are welcome, you do not have to be a RDRN member to attend.

Bring your binoculars, camera/phone. Wear sturdy hiking footwear. Some trails are on rough terrain. Carry water and an energy snack. Wear layers and carry rain gear and a hat as required by conditions. Let Chris know if you have any potential medical issues. Please come fully vaccinated.

Check Coming Events for directions.

Here is the upcoming 2022 scheduled walks:

Aug 6 – Michael O’Brien Wetland – meet in the Safety City parking lot

Aug 13 – Red Deer Polytechnic south trails – meet in the south, west parking lot

Aug 20 – Cow Lake – meet in the campground parking lot

Aug 27 – Hazlett Lake – take HWY 11 A west from Gaetz Avenue. Take the last RH turn before the HWY 2 exit and park roadside outside the private gate

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Interesting Bird Sightings

We see out-of-the-ordinary birds periodically.  Usually these are birds that are far out of their norrmal range or uncommon in our area. Read more…