May 05, 2011 | Tips from Travellers >
Dawson Creek, Bird Watching
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Bring Your Camera and Your Rubber Boots!
Now that the snow is really melting, there is water pooling in fields everywhere and the Canada Geese, Snow Geese, Swans and Ducks are arriving by the thousands and it's a great time to take photos.
About 3 miles north of Dawson Creek on Rd 219, I saw 2 other camera buffs parked beside the road taking photos of one particularly large mixed flock of big birds.
This only happens for a short period of time in the spring until the water runs off and soaks into the fields. Soon the birds will be gone and the fields will be growing a crop. In the meantime there is a lot of activity and much honking to go along with it.
Make sure you have your camera handy for those great photo opportunities when you pull to the side of the road to enjoy the water life.