Christmas Bird Count
A male Northern Cardinal sits on a branch in High Park by Richard Bod
Hike through High Park counting winter birds as part of North America’s longest running community science program, Christmas Bird Count.
Join us for North America’s longest-running community science program, Christmas Bird Count! This fun and popular winter holiday stewardship event helps both us and avian researchers document winter bird populations in High Park!
We’ll spend the morning hiking through High Park counting all winter birds we see. We’ll conclude at the Nature Centre and compile our numbers over hot chocolate, coffee, tea and some tasty treats.
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Dec 16, 2023 at 09:00 am - 11:00 am (Sat)
Due to limited availability, parking is not recommended near the High Park Nature Centre. We strongly recommend that you park at the free parking lot near the Grenadier Café located in the centre of High Park. In case you're driving please enter High Park from the east on Parkside Drive and High Park Boulevard and drive west on Centre Road to reach the Grenadier Café's parking lot. If you wish to drop-off at the High Park Nature Centre merge onto and drive north up Colborne Lodge Drive until you reach the swimming pool and tennis courts. You may only exit High Park through the north gates on Bloor Street West and High Park Avenue.
If you're biking, we have bike racks located right outside the High Park Nature Centre.
We strongly recommend using public transit as we are conveniently located just a 5-minute walk from the High Park Subway Station and a 15-minute walk from the High Park Loop Streetcar Station.