Full Day Tours in December, January, February and March.
- Join our experienced local birding guide for a 8-hour drive through a rural farming district reputed by owl experts to have the highest concentration of wintering Snowy Owls in the world!
- Tour departs 8 am and returns about 4 pm.
- Visit best hangout for wintering ducks and geese and Bald Eagles in the province.
- Other possible birds to be seen during trip include Golden Eagle, Gyrfalcon, Prairie Falcon, Sharp-tailed Grouse, Gray Partridge, Snow Buntings, Common Redpolls, Common Raven, Bohemian Waxwing, Black-billed Magpie.
Full Day Tour Fee: CA$690 (about US$520, £400) for groups of 1 – 4 persons. Taxes included.
Fee includes guiding services and use of spotting scope. Clients drive their own personal or rented vehicle. Meals, transportation, accommodation and other costs are NOT included.
Trip begins at your hotel about 8 am and ends about 4 pm.
For Covid safety precautions, participants will travel in a separate vehicle than the leader between stops. Please wear a mask and maintain physical 2 meter distancing when walking outside or viewing birds through the spotting scope that I will set up.
Tour may be combined with our Saskatoon Winter Birdwatching Tour, Chickadee Feeding Tour and Forest 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.