Birding in British Columbia

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Okanagan Valley, BC

An Online Birding & Naturalist Resource for the Greater Okanagan Valley, British Columbia

White-breasted Nuthatch - D. Sveinson

Birding Site Guides



South Okanagan Naturalists' Club

Birding Walks and Tours

Avocet Tours
Chris Charlesworth (of Okanagan Valley RBA) offers ongoing day birding tours in the Okanagan Valley as well as scheduled tours to other North American hotspots including Texas, Florida, and Southern California.

Sighting Reports

Recent sighting reports for Central Okanagan

Central Okanagan Birding Hotspots

Central Okanagan Species Occurance Bar Charts



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Recommended Books:


The Okanagan Valley Birding Trail
A "must-have" guide to the hottest birding spots in the Okanagan Valley.  Thirty-two pages crammed with all the info you need to find birds in the Okanagan.  With more than 320 species possible, the Okanagan has everything from ptarmigan to Sage Thrashers and lots more.

Popular Day Hikes 5: South-Central Okanagan: Kelowna - Penticton - Oliver
Featuring robust vineyards, fruit orchards, desert-like grasslands, rich marshes, ponderosa pine forests, towering cliffs, large lakes, salmon streams, modest peaks and a tremendous diversity of animal and plant life, this stunning and diverse area is rich with dozens of unique hiking routes.

Other Suggested Guide/Map Books:

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