Bald Eagles in a tree
Clayoquot Sound's enormously rich habitats include ocean, rocky shoreline, mudflats and old growth rainforest.
Tofino's great bird show headlines hundreds of species including bald eagles, great blue herons, Steller jays, Rufous hummingbirds, western sandpipers, lesser yellowlegs, black oystercatchers and Pacific loons.
You don't even have to leave town to find the bald eagles. Not at all shy, baby eagles are frequently spotted in nests right in Tofino and on resort properties.
Most tour operators now offer bird watching adventures. In fact, it's never been so easy to locate the fantastical feathered population of Clayoquot Sound.