Lac du Bonnet is located on the Northern section of Manitoba’s Pine to Prairie International Birding Trail with great locations to spot numerous species of birds.

In the Pinawa Dam Provincial Park, you will find a variety of birding opportunities as you walk the network of trails that span through 62 acres of pristine nature. Spring owl watching is good anywhere in the park and along Provincial Road 520.
In Lac du Bonnet, and along Highway 11 north, you find great birding opportunities along the Winnipeg River. The Lac du Bonnet Dock and Riverside Park are great places to watch for waterfowl. Taking a scenic drive through our country roads will also provide you with many unique viewing opportunities.

Birds to look for in Lac du Bonnet: Great Gray Owl, Northern Hawk Owl, Great Horned Owl, Barred Owl, Northern Saw-whet Owl, Bald Eagle, Wilson’s Snipe, American Woodcock, Sedge Wren, Veery, Blackburnian Warbler, Le Conte’s Sparrow, Harris’s Sparrow (in migration), Scarlet Tanager, Bobolink, American Three-toed Woodpecker, Black-backed Woodpecker, Snow Bunting (in winter), Pine Warbler, Canada Warbler, White-winged Crossbill and Red Crossbill can be found here.