Spring: March to May
Spring is an excellent time for birdwatching, especially in southern and coastal regions. Migratory birds, including waterfowl and songbirds, return to Canada during this season.
Summer: June to August
Coastal regions like British Columbia and the Great Bear Rainforest are great for bear viewing during the summer months. Grizzly and black bears are active, and you can see them fishing for salmon. Summer is prime time for whale watching, particularly in places like British Columbia, Quebec, and New Brunswick, where you can see humpback, orca, and gray whales. You can also spot moose, bison, and other large mammals in national parks and wilderness areas.
Autumn: September to November
Head to Arctic Canada in autumn, to see polar bears as they gather along the Hudson Bay, waiting for the sea ice to form. Witness the dramatic salmon runs in places like British Columbia, as thousands of salmon swim upstream to spawn. Head to Arctic Canada in autumn, to see polar bears as they gather along the Hudson Bay, waiting for the sea ice to form.
Winter: December to February
Visit northern regions like the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and parts of Quebec during the winter to witness the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis). Some waterfowl and eagles can be spotted in the winter months in coastal regions where water doesn't freeze.