From Wapusk National Park in northern Manitoba, to Lower Fort Garry in southern Manitoba, our province is home to hundreds of species of birds, mammals, fish, and more. Unfortunately many of these species are facing challenges as their habitats and ways of life are changing over time.

Download our colouring sheets below for interesting facts about some of the species at risk in Manitoba. Learn about where they live and get creative!

Chimney Swift

 

 

Status: Threatened

Parks Canada Place: Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site

Learn about the chimney swift that calls Lower Fort Garry home. Did you know the chimney swift nests in the historic chimneys at Lower Fort Garry?

Print this page and use your crayons or markers to bring colour to this interesting little bird!

 

Polar Bear

 

 

Status: Special Concern (Threatened in Manitoba)

Parks Canada Place: Wapusk National Park

Learn about Manitoba’s most recognizable bear, and where they call home. Did you know Wapusk National Park is home to one of the largest polar bear maternity denning areas in the world?

Polar bears are mostly white in colour, but why not print these pages and use your crayons or markers to bring colour to these big mammals!

 

Eastern Migratory Caribou

 

 

Status: Under consideration for addition as Endangered)

Parks Canada Place: Wapusk National Park

Learn about the Eastern Migratory caribou and the herds that span much of northern Canada. Did you know caribou are the same species as reindeer?

Print this page and use your crayons or markers to bring colour to this antlered animal. Maybe print off a few extra pages and create a herd of your own!

 

Hudsonian Godwit

 

 

Status: Under Consideration for addition as Threatened

Parks Canada Place: Wapusk National Park

Learn about the northern bird with a long beak. Did you know the Hudsonian godwit’s long legs allow it to easily wade through shallow water?

Print this page and use your crayons or markers to bring colour to this northern bird. Make sure to add some water near its feet, so that it can look for food!

 

Red Knot

 

 

Status: Endangered

Parks Canada Place: Wapusk National Park

Learn about the red-breasted shorebird. Did you know a group of red knots are known as ‘tangle’ of knots? How fitting!

Print this page and use your crayons or markers to bring colour to this northern bird. Maybe print off a few extra pages and create a tangle of your own!

 


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