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Where to Bird

Canada -- Nova Scotia
Discover the top birding locations in Nova Scotia. Find out more about Nova Scotia Bird Clubs and Birding Organizations in Nova Scotia. Print out a checklist of Nova Scotia birds. Find the Rare Bird Alert Phone Numbers for Nova Scotia. Order books to help you become a better birder in Nova Scotia. Discover links to Nova Scotia Birding web sites. Print out special maps of Nova Scotia before you begin your trip.


Sibley Guide to Eastern Birds

NG. Birds of Eastern US and Canada

Peterson's Eastern Birds

Sibley Guide to
Eastern Birds

Thayer's Birds of
North America version 7

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Nova Scotia Birds)

NG Guide to Birds of
Eastern US and Canada

Eastern Birds

Province Bird: Osprey

Province Checklists:

Species Seen in Nova Scotia: 472

Province Ornithological Society:
Nova Scotia Bird Society

Rare Bird Alerts:

Retail Birding Stores   

Birding Links for Nova Scotia:
Birds of Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Tourism
Birding Sites of Nova Scotia
Winter Birding
Bird Watching Sites  
Backyard Winter Birds of Nova Scotia
Butterflies of Nova Scotia
Hot Spots
Bay of Fundy

Nova Scotia Organizations:
Halifax Field Naturalists
Blomidon Naturalist Society
Atlantic Bird Observatory
Sable Island Green Horse Society
Federation of Nova Scotia Naturalists
Nova Scotia Nature Trust


Pete Thayer's Favorite Hot Spots:
Cape Breton

46.70 N   60.37 W
French Mountain, Bird Island and Ingonish are three of the best birding spots on the cape. Spring through early winter can be a good time to visit. Watch for Bicknell's Thrush and Atlantic Puffin.



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