HALF Day Tours in November, December, February, March, April
- Let our experienced birding guide show you the best bird-rich locations at Pike Lake Provincial Park.
- Chickadees will feed out of your hand!
Sometimes nuthatches and downy woodpeckers will as well. Bag of sunflower seeds provided.
- Possible birds to be seen during hikes on park trails include Ruffed Grouse, Sharp-tailed Grouse, Pileated Woodpecker, Great Horned Owl, Hairy Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Black-capped Chickadee, Blue Jay, Northern Shrike, White-breasted Nuthatch, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Bohemian Waxwing, Pine Grosbeak, Evening Grosbeak, Common Redpoll, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven.
- Good opportunities for bird photography
Half Day Tour Fee: CA$290 (about US$220, £170) for groups of 1 – 3 persons.
Fee includes guiding services and transportation, entrance fees.
Meals and accommodation are NOT included.
Trip begins at your Saskatoon hotel.
Morning Tours: 8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon; Afternoon Tours 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.
Tour may be combined with our Saskatoon Winter Birdwatching Tour, Snowy Owl Tour and Forest Winter Birding Tour.
All proceeds support the work of Living Sky Wildlife Rehabilitation charity.
RESERVATIONS: Send us your full name(s), mailing address, email address and requested tour dates.
TOUR GUIDE: Your guide has many years of experience finding and observing birds throughout Saskatchewan. For over 30 years, Stan Shadick has been a birding guide for nature tours around Saskatchewan and other parts of the country that have been organized by Living Sky Wildlife Rehabilitation, Nature Saskatchewan and the University of Saskatchewan Extension Division. He is past president of Nature Saskatchewan as well as past president and current field trip chairman for the Saskatoon Nature Society. He is a co-editor of the reference publication “Birds of the Saskatoon Area” and contributed significantly to the recently published “Birds of Saskatchewan”. He is currently a regional coordinator for the Saskatchewan Breeding Bird Atlas project and helps with their bird identification workshops. He regularly contributes sightings to e-bird and currently holds the e-bird record for the most bird species seen in Saskatchewan.