Here is your one stop shop to all your July bird watching activities! Go and enjoy the great outdoors and amazing scenery Barnes county has to offer. Explore scenic places such as our beautiful parks in right here in Valley City, take a walk on the Sheyenne River Valley National Scenic Byway, or travel the country side to Lake Ashtabula, or the Riparian Restoration Interpretive Site. 

Choose which level of difficulty you would like to bird watch. The buttons on the right will give you a list of birds in the Barnes County area.

Beginner Birding List (10 birds)

Intermediate Birding List (45 birds)

Advanced Birding List (278 birds)

Once you have found your list, be sure to post a picture of you out and about birding on our social media either Facebook (Valley City Parks and Recreation), Twitter (@VCParkRec), or Instagram (vcpr701) using our hashtag #Hide&Beak to get your name entered in a drawing to win a VCPR prize pack!