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George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary

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Address: 5191 Robertson Road, Delta, British Columbia V4K 3N2, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-946-6980
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Situated upon 850 acres along the Fraser estuary at the mouth of the Fraser...

Situated upon 850 acres along the Fraser estuary at the mouth of the Fraser River, the George C. Reifel Migratory bird sanctuary is a must for birding enthusiasts. Easy hiking trails, bird blinds, and panoramic views await. See eagles, owls, hawks, falcons, waterfowl, songbirds, and the elusive Sandhill Crane.

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Great place on a sunny day

Super place for a walk thru nature. You can bring food or buy it there for the birds not very expensive. All kinds of birds to take pictures of. Great on a sunny day but bring... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
butch6521
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Delta, Canada
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Delta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super place for a walk thru nature. You can bring food or buy it there for the birds not very expensive. All kinds of birds to take pictures of. Great on a sunny day but bring some warm clothes if it is cloudy or in the late fall. Bring water and food if you want to eat.

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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I love nature and wildlife. From a very young age my son loved to watch birds close to home. The George Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary is a paradise for bird lovers. It's a great place to hike and see owls, snow geese, waterfowl and other interesting species. You can also feed the ducks with the birdseeds that... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice walk through trails with lots of ducks and other birds to view/photograph. They sell birdseed to feed your feathered friends etc... don't forget the carp in the ponds as well! Take water and a snack/lunch as there is no food on site. Dress warmly in winter as it is a damp cold!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to go and take a walk or with your camera to hunt for some amazing birds that can be seen here. The scenery is beautiful and the sanctuary is well maintained

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing variety of birds especially in the fall when the snow geese drop in. Make a day of it and take a picnic lunch to eat with the ducks.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Despite the spelling (or perhaps just coincidental to it) the bird sanctuary was established and is supported by hunting organizations. it's an amazing place for birders and for families who just want to see birds or go for a walk in a non urban environment. it is home to black herons, sandhill cranes, different species of owls and hawks, many... More 

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Delta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Beautiful scenery, well maintained park, lots of birds to see, and a very educational site for your elementary school groups. They put on a wonderful guided tour and the children come away with a lot of information! Recommended for every age group as walking is on level ground. Not a risky site!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

A great place to see birds of all sorts with an excellent range of habitats and good hides, platforms and towers. A great place to spend a few hours

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

This is a must visit place if you are living or visiting Vancouver or area. Peaceful, fresh air and no traffic. We are it bird enthusiasts but loved the variety of fowl . Scenery was so beautiful. It's a 40 min drive from downtown and well worth it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Visited twice whilst we were in BC really good variety of birds on both occasions. From hand fed Chickadees to Great Horned Owl all a treat. Even had a family of Raccoons on the way in, mother and three kits. Love the cards in the visitor centre as well. Hummingbirds on the feeders fabulous too. Well worth a full day... More 

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