Esquimalt Lagoon Migratory Bird Sanctuary, Colwood

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#19 of 26 in Wildlife in Victoria Capital Regional District
Esquimalt Lagoon Migratory Bird Sanctuary is located in Colwood. To visit Esquimalt Lagoon Migratory Bird Sanctuary and other attractions in Colwood, use our Colwood road trip site .
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  • Bundle up for September walks at Esquimalt Lagoon! Even when the sun is shining, the cool winds blow! We favored the lagoon side to see the remarkable variety of birds in this federally designated Mig...  more »
  • Great place to stop, relax, take a walk on the beach, and to do some bird-watching, and even to get in some bird photography.  more »
  • Great place for a walk with views of Fisgard lighthouse, Esquimalt harbour, Victoria and Olympic mountains. When tide is lower great to walk on beach. When high that's a lot harder so walking along ro...  more »
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  • The lagoon is a beautiful place to see many birds. especially Herons, Ducks and Geese. There is also a huge selection of small migratory birds. The good part is one side of the road facing the ocean where you have the tide coming in and a fairly nice beach. Quite busy in the summer time. And on the other side is the lagoon mostly calm and visited by the birds. You can have a nice far view from Victoria or from Royal Roads college.
  • Beautiful walking nature trails, love the garden we can walk through. Most wouldn't know you can go into it during the day. Amazing amazing! Nature trails are fantastic but just a friendly heads up to the public, it's not wheelchair or mobility aid friendly.
  • Colwood has worked well with Mother Nature to make sure that this is a fun trip for all. There are washrooms, spaces for dogs, plenty of parking, signage and information. It is a wonderful place
  • I love Esquimalt Lagoon, very laid back place to come hang out, watching the sun come up or just sitting on the beach and relaxing.
  • Beautiful! Nice view of Victoria from here. Even driving through with your car is nice.

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