Canada Birding

British Columbia 

Clearwater to Kelowna - June 2006

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One of many Rufus Hummingbirds seen at a motel just to the south of Clearwater.  A great place for a coffee break.  Calliope Hummingbirds were also present as were Pine Siskins (below).

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Just two sightings of Black Swift during the trip.  This was photographed out of the car sun-roof on the road from Jasper to Kamloops.

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The only Wilson's Snipe seen during the trip was photographed from the car on the way to Chute Lake, near Kelowna.

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Chute Lake produced this female Brown-headed Cowbird.  A rather non-descript bird which had me pondering the identification for a while.

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This Tree Swallow was breeding overturned boats at Chute Lake.

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A pair of Common Loons (Great Northern Divers) were seen feeding a single chick while on-route from Kelowna to Vancouver.  The chick can be seen peering under the water, copying his parents.

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Song Sparrows were seen at several locations

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This was the only Eastern Kingbird seen during the trip.

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