Welcome to Ellis Bird Farm
Located in the heart of central Alberta, Ellis Bird Farm is both a working farm as well as a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of Mountain Bluebirds, Tree Swallows and other native cavity-nesting birds.
Please note: We are now closed for the season – see you when we open on Monday May 19, 2014!
Drop-in, join one of our programs or participate in our special events.
Visit the Tea House for tea, lunch or an ice cream!
We have live webcams up and running in several lodges; take a peek!
Donations are welcome and gratefully accepted at Ellis Bird Farm.
Drop-in visitors and tour groups are welcome at Ellis Bird Farm during the summer months, when we are open to the public. We invite you to stroll the trails, enjoy the beautiful gardens, see the world’s largest outdoor collection of bluebird nest boxes, take a tour out to our bluebird trail, visit the Visitor Centre and linger in the Tea House.
Butterfly gardens, orchards, native wildflower gardens, hummingbird gardens and water gardens are linked by a network of trails, including an extensive wheelchair path. We invite you to visit us! Enjoy a country drive in Central Alberta, find directions to Ellis Bird Farm here.
There is no charge to visit Ellis Bird Farm but donations are welcomed.
November 20th, 2013
A Purple Martin was recovered late this summer in Minnesota that was banded at Ellis Bird Farm as a Read More