The Inglewood Bird Sanctuary – a 36-hectare wildlife reserve located on the Bow River in southeast Calgary – is a popular spot for birdwatchers and a centre for environmental education activities.
Only five kilometres from downtown in the Inglewood community, the sanctuary offers two kilometres of trails through open grasslands and forests. It’s open from dawn to dusk every day of the year.
In terms of numbers of unique species living in the sanctuary, there are more than 270 types of birds, 21 mammals, four amphibians and reptiles, seven fish, 27 butterflies and 347 species of plants. Open year-round, the sanctuary’s nature centre welcomes group tours and school visits.
The Inglewood Bird Sanctuary is at 2425 - 9th Avenue SE.
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