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Welcome to our Guide to Boisé Des Douze, St. Hyacinthe

Last modified on 2023-05-09. This page is dedicated to nature lovers and wildlife photographers who are looking to plan their visit to Boisé Des Douze. Our aim is to provide you with comprehensive information about the park's wildlife and help you make the most out of your trip.

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.

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.

Recent Photos of Species

Brown-headed cowbird (Molothrus ater)
Bohemian Waxwing
Eastern Cottontail Rabbit (Sylvilagus floridanus)
Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara)
Black-capped Chickadee
Northern Green Frog (Lithobates clamitans melanota)
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)

Species and Seasonality

American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) 1 0 0 0
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) 2 0 0 0
American Robin (Turdus migratorius) 1 0 0 0
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) 1 0 0 0
Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus) 1 0 0 0
Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater) 1 0 0 0
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 1 0 0 0
Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara) 1 0 0 0
Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) 1 0 0 0
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) 1 0 0 0
Eastern Cottontail Rabbit (Sylvilagus floridanus) 1 0 0 0
Eastern Grey Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) 1 0 0 0
Green Frog (Lithobates clamitans) 1 0 0 0
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) 1 0 0 0
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) 1 0 0 0
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula) 1 0 0 0
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) 1 0 0 0
Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) 1 0 0 0
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis) 1 0 0 0

Number of times a species has been observed, identified and recorded while visiting this park. A species is reported only once per visit to a park. Visit the page Park Visit Journals and learn how we record observations in the field.

Landscape Photos Taken in Boisé Des Douze

Boisé de Douze


iPhone 7; iPhone 7 back camera 3.99mm f/1.8; Focal Length 4mm; Exposure 1/4167; Aperture f1.8; Iso 20;

Network of Tree Branches

The trees are along a small creek which runs through the park.


Canon PowerShot SX50 HS; 4.3-215mm; Focal Length 44mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f5.6; Iso 500;

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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 Boisé Des Douze.

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