Here in Richmond, we have plenty of birds that pass through or live in Richmond full time.


Migratory Birds

  • Snow Geese
  • Warblers
  • Trumpeter Swans
  • Many Hawks & Thrushes

Find a fuller list here


Resident Birds

  • Great Blue Heron
  • Black-capped Chickadee
  • House & Song Sparrow
  • Robin
  • Northern Flicker
  • Swallow
  • House Finch
  • Anna’s Hummingbird
  • Stellar’s Jay – Our provincial bird!
  • Downy Woodpecker
  • Bald Eagle


Places to go bird watching

  • Iona Beach
  • Terra Nova Rural Park
  • Paulik Park
  • Richmond Nature Park
  • Dyke Trail
  • Garry Point Park
  • Minoru Park
  • McDonald Beach Park



Helping out birds

  • Throughout the year, birds need help in different ways. Find out more here.


Remember to give birds their space and be respectful of their homes. Stay quite and stay still and stay patient, let the birds come to you.


More information:

If you’re interested in learning more, you can find information here.

Also the Reifel bird sanctuary in Delta, B.C. is another great area to go bird watching.