Barn Swallow © Brittany Killingbeck


Birding Resources

Bird Counts

The Hamilton Naturalists’ Club facilitates in five types of bird counts: the Alan Wormington Fall Bird Count, the Christmas Bird Counts (CBCs), the Lake Ontario Midwinter Waterfowl Census, and Important Bird Area surveys.

Learn more about bird counts

Bird Study Group

The HNC Bird Study Group meets monthly and includes presentations, identification workshops, guest speakers, and shared experiences.

Learn more about bird study group

Birding Awards

The HNC awards two birding trophies each year, the Bird of the Year award and the Robert Curry Trophy for youth birders.

Learn more about HNC birding awards

Noteworthy Bird Records

PDFs of noteworthy birds in the Hamilton study area (HSA).

View the noteworthy bird records

Connect with Other Birders

NOTE: The following links are not managed by the HNC

Hamilton Birders Forum
Hamilton Beginning Birders Forum
Hamilton Birding On Twitter
The Pipits