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Bird Friendly City
Peterborough & Kawartha Lakes

Birding: Getting Started



Bird Feeders

Bird Friendly

Baby Birds

Identifying Sick Birds

Peterborough's Offical City Bird
The Great Blue Heron
Bird of the Year 2023
The Great Blue Heron
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We respectfully acknowledge that Peterborough is located on the Treaty 20 Michi Saagiig territory and in the traditional territory of the Michi Saagiig and Chippewa Nations, collectively known as the Williams Treaties First Nations, which include: Curve Lake, Hiawatha, Alderville, Scugog Island, Rama, Beausoleil, and Georgina Island First Nations.


Bird Friendly Peterborough respectfully acknowledges that the Williams Treaties First Nations are the stewards and caretakers of these lands and waters in perpetuity, and that they continue to maintain this responsibility to ensure their health and integrity for generations to come.

Local Partners

Peterborough Field Naturalists, green font, logo of a white flower over a green square
Kawartha Wildlife Centre, black font logo of four coloured boxes with white animal sillouettes, grey raccoon, brown owl, green mink, yellow plus sign
Riverview Part and Zoo, white font, logo white P with stylized bird to resemble R and V
Camp Kawartha, dark blue font, logo is an image of a lake with a sunset, trees and a silhouette of a bird in the sun and water
Green Up, grey and green font, logo of a green, yellow, blue, orange and grey sunset over the word Up in green font

National Partners

Flap Canada, black font, logo black bird sillouette on its back
Nature Canada, white font, logo square background with blue above name and green below
Cats and Birds; Keep cats safe and save bird lives, white font, logo of a blue cartoon cat with a green bird perched on its tail
Feather Friendly, blue and green font, logo of a bird outline with blue filled wing
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