Ontario Birding Areas

This map shows official "birding areas" around Ontario. If you notice an omission or error please email Mike Burrell (mike.burrell.on@gmail.com).

This map is not currently intended to show birding areas which have standard boundaries, such as parks, counties or districts in Ontario. To see the boundaries of those such areas just type it into the search bar of google maps and the boundary will show up. For counties, click here.

Be sure to click on the area for more information including a link to the bird list and the regional compiler for North American Birds (if applicable).


  1. Are red-bellied woodpeckers common in the Waterloo Region. I live in Elmira and had one at my peanut feeder this afternoon.

  2. Hi there, yes they are now fairly common in the region. That wasn't the case 10 or 20 years ago but they have really expanded north in the province. Here's the ebird data for the region...click on the map link to see that info on the map: http://ebird.org/ebird/canada/barchart?r=CA-ON-WT&bmo=1&emo=12&byr=1900&eyr=2017&spp=rebwoo