Become a member and get exclusive access to articles, contests and more!
Start Your Free Trial

Eight great birding locations in Ontario

Each issue of BirdWatching includes profiles of great birding locations written by local experts — our Hotspots Near You. The slideshow below highlights eight birding hotspots in Ontario. 

Below each photo, click “Learn more” for descriptions, bird lists, maps, and other necessary information about each site.

Hawk Cliff Hawk Watch, Elgin County, Ontario

Hawk Cliff Hawk Watch, Elgin County, Ontario

This hawk watch overlooking the north shore of Lake Erie records up to 15 raptor species daily in fall. Learn more.

Pictured above: Cooper's Hawk by Amir Rizk

Use our interactive map of hotspots to find more great birding locations near you.

16 must-see birding hotspots in southern Ontario

Read our newsletter!

Sign up for our free e-newsletter to receive news, photos of birds, attracting and ID tips, and more delivered to your inbox.

Sign Up for Free