Newfoundland & Labrador is a world-class birding destination for travelers around the globe. Our province is home to an amazing diversity of birds and wildlife, some of the world’s most spectacular and accessible seabird colonies, vast areas of pristine wilderness, and incredible scenery at every turn. And St. John’s, a historic city in the heart of nature, provides the perfect basecamp for your next birding adventure.

Explore some of our favourite moments below, or any time using the hashtag #BirdsNL.


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Listen as host Nate Swick discusses birding in Destination St. John’s with his guests on the wonderful American Birding Podcast produced by the American Birding Association. 3:25 start.