The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is a large region encompassing a number of great birding areas. The GTA is a great spot for to begin any birding adventure due to a wide variety of birding locations and species year-round. During the winter a variety of owls and other species can be observed including: Long-Eared Owls, Snowy Owls, Great Gray Owls, Great Horned Owls, Barred Owls, White-Winged Crossbills, Bohemian Waxwings, Common Red Polls, White-Breasted Nuthatches, Pileated Woodpeckers and American Tree Sparrows. The spring and fall migration periods bring a wide number of species that can be observed: Trumpter Swan, Common Bufflehead, Common Loon, Green Herons, Black-crowned Night Heron, Osprey, Peregrine Falcon, American Kestrel, Black-bellied Plovers, Dunlins, Chimney Swifts, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, Swainson’s Thrush, Gray-cheeked Thrush, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Warbling Vireo, Blue-headed Vireo, Blackburnian Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler, Northern Parula, Scarlet Tanager, Indigo Bunting, Clay-colored Sparrow, Field Sparrow and Baltimore Oriole.
During this tour we will visit one or two birding hotspots in the Greater Toronto Area to view a variety of local birds and other wildlife. Start and end times vary with the time of the year.
Best Time of the Year to Visit the Greater Toronto Area
The Greater Toronto Area offers great birding year round. The ideal time to view spring migrant including warblers is mid May through early June. However the Greater Toronto Area can be productive for birds year round. During the winter months winter raptors are abound as well as winter migrants.
Day Tour Price
1-3 People: $115* per person
4 Or More People: $35* for each additional participant