Fauna Flora Photography

Boisé Des Douze, St. Hyacinthe

A small ecological park in St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, with a creek running through and a few small ponds.

How to Get Here

From Montreal, take subway line yellow to Longueuil and then the bus, about 1 hours, to St. Hyacinthe. With a short walk of 30 minutes you will arrive at the park entrance.

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What to See Here

A small creek slandering through a forest with a few ponds on the side. Great spot to observe tree swallows raising their chicks in one of the nesting boxes placed along the nature path.

American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) x - - -
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) x - - -
American Robin (Turdus migratorius) x - - -
Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus) x - - -
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) x - - -
Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) x - - -
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) x - - -
Eastern Grey Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) x - - -
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) x - - -
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) x - - -
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula) x - - -
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) x - - -
Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) x - - -
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis) x - - -

When specific species have been observed, identified, and recorded in this park.

Photos of Boisé Des Douze

Boisé Des Douze - Boisé Des Douze - 2019-04-22
Boisé Des Douze - Boisé Des Douze - 2014-05-18

Last updated on 2024-03-14. Written and regularly updated by Karl-Heinz Müller, Dipl. Natw. ETH, Biology. With 10 years of experience in wildlife photography, Karl-Heinz shares first-hand, on-site collected observations, photos and videos from his frequent visits to parks in the Montreal area.