Whitewater Lake is one of Manitoba’s most famous birding hotspots attracting birders from within and outside of the province. On this page we will post more information on stories relating to Whitewater Lake, maps on where to find birds and priorities for monitoring this amazing place for wildlife.
You can also find out more by following the Whitewater Lake IBA Facebook page run by Colin Blyth and Gillian Richards, our Caretakers for the site.
Whitewater Lake in the News
Nature Manitoba Article – The Birds of Whitewater Lake
CBC Manitoba – Birders flock to huge Manitoba wetland for bird blitz
CBC Manitoba – Solution for flood-prone Manitoba wetland divides farmers, conservationists
Nature Manitoba News – Whitewater Lake Birding Blitz
Nature Manitoba News – Altering the Last Wetlands?
Manitoba Eco-Journal – Whitewater Lake High water levels create challenges for communities and wildlife
Whitewater Lake on our blog
Whitewater Lake Blitz August 2017 – Silence of the Dowitchers
Whitewater Lake IBA Blitz – Early Results From August 6th
Whitewater Lake IBA – July 14, 2017 (Part 1 – Grebe water dances & namesake compliance)
Whitewater Lake IBA – The Sunday Shorebird Blitz, 21st May 2017
2015 and 2016 – Year Reviews of Significant Bird Populations in Manitoba’s IBAs
Black-winged Stilt at Whitewater Lake
Whitewater Lake IBA Blitz – Media, Invertebrates and Bird Totals
A Small Gadget on a Single Sandpiper Reveals Why IBA’s are Critical for Birds
Guest Blog – A Day in the Life of Colin and Gillian, Caretakers for Whitewater Lake IBA
Trip Report from Christian Artuso – Whitewater Lake IBA
Southwestern Mixed-grass Prairie IBA Weekend – Day 4, Whitewater Lake IBA and a Field Sparrow
Whitewater Lake IBA – Trip Report