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October 26, 2015 | CTV News | Published News | Bob Weber

Located on the edge of the boreal forest and blessed with a landscape dotted with small wetlands, Edmonton provides birding opportunities that run from tiny songbirds to majestic trumpeter swans.

Photo: Ho-Parks Canada-Stephen G. Edgerton / THE CANADIAN PRESS

EDMONTON -- Better known for the urban amusements of big-mall shopping and NHL hockey, Edmonton and environs also offer more natural delights.

Located on the edge of the boreal forest and blessed with a landscape dotted with small wetlands, Edmonton provides birding opportunities that run from tiny songbirds to majestic trumpeter swans. And some call the city the Peregrine Falcon Capital of Canada.

"It's very good," said Lu Carbyn, a University of Alberta biologist and well-known local birder. "...

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