MB015 – Whitewater Lake

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