8863 thumb Birds of the Okanagan-Similkameen

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen is a very large (just over 10,000 square km) area with a great deal of natural diversity in both habitat and species. The habitats range from endangered native grasslands and sagebrush scrub, Ponderosa pine meadows, to high sub-alpine. ...more ↓

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Peregrine Falcon 1
Falco peregrinus
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Band-tailed Pigeon 2
Patagioenas fasciata
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Northern Goshawk 3
Accipiter gentilis
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Broad-winged Hawk 4
Buteo platypterus
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Ferruginous Hawk 5
Buteo regalis
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Rough-legged Hawk 6
Buteo lagopus
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Golden Eagle 7
Aquila chrysaetos
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Canvasback 8
Aythya valisineria
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Blue-winged Teal 9
Spatula discors
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Greater Scaup 10
Aythya marila
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Red-breasted Merganser 11
Mergus serrator
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Cackling Goose 12
Branta hutchinsii
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Ruddy Duck 13
Oxyura jamaicensis
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Lesser Scaup 14
Aythya affinis
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Pileated Woodpecker 15
Dryocopus pileatus
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Lewis's Woodpecker 2
Melanerpes lewis
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Northern Flicker 16
Colaptes auratus
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Red-naped Sapsucker 17
Sphyrapicus nuchalis
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Williamson's Sapsucker 8
Sphyrapicus thyroideus
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Downy Woodpecker 18
Dryobates pubescens
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Hairy Woodpecker 19
Dryobates villosus
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Great Gray Owl 20
Strix nebulosa
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Barred Owl 21
Strix varia
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Great Horned Owl 22
Bubo virginianus
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Long-eared Owl 8
Asio otus
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Northern Hawk Owl 23
Surnia ulula
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American Hawk Owl 24
Surnia ulula caparoch
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Flammulated Owl 8
Psiloscops flammeolus
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Belted Kingfisher 25
Megaceryle alcyon
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Eurasian Collared Dove 26
Streptopelia decaocto
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Rock Dove 27
Columba livia
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Mourning Dove 28
Zenaida macroura
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Sora 10
Porzana carolina
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Virginia Rail 29
Rallus limicola
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American Coot 30
Fulica americana
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Sandhill Crane 31
Antigone canadensis
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Turkey Vulture 32
Cathartes aura
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California Quail 33
Callipepla californica
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Sooty Grouse 12
Dendragapus fuliginosus
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Dusky Grouse 8
Dendragapus obscurus
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Spruce Grouse 19
Falcipennis canadensis
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Chukar 34
Alectoris chukar
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Ruffed Grouse 35
Bonasa umbellus
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Wild Turkey 36
Meleagris gallopavo
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White-tailed Ptarmigan 37
Lagopus leucura
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Ring-necked Pheasant 38
Phasianus colchicus
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Baird's Sandpiper 39
Calidris bairdii
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Lesser Yellowlegs 40
Tringa flavipes
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Solitary Sandpiper 41
Tringa solitaria
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Red-necked Phalarope 10
Phalaropus lobatus
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Wilson's Phalarope 42
Phalaropus tricolor
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Spotted Sandpiper 43
Actitis macularius
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Common Tern 44
Sterna hirundo
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Bonaparte's Gull 45
Chroicocephalus philadelphia
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Little Gull 46
Hydrocoloeus minutus
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California Gull 47
Larus californicus
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Mew Gull 48
Larus canus
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Ring-billed Gull 49
Larus delawarensis
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Glaucous-winged Gull 50
Larus glaucescens
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Franklin's Gull 51
Leucophaeus pipixcan
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Killdeer 52
Charadrius vociferus
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Common Loon 8
Gavia immer
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Horned Grebe 45
Podiceps auritus
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Red-necked Grebe 53
Podiceps grisegena
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Western Grebe 10
Aechmophorus occidentalis
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Pied-billed Grebe 54
Podilymbus podiceps
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American White Pelican 55
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
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Great Egret 10
Ardea alba
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Great Blue Heron 10
Ardea herodias
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Merlin 47
Falco columbarius
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American Kestrel 12
Falco sparverius
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Common Nighthawk 20
Chordeiles minor
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Common Poorwill 56
Phalaenoptilus nuttallii
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Calliope Hummingbird 57
Selasphorus calliope
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Rufous Hummingbird 58
Selasphorus rufus
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Black-chinned Hummingbird 8
Archilochus alexandri
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White-throated Swift 59
Aeronautes saxatalis
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American Wigeon 9
Mareca americana
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Gadwall 60
Mareca strepera
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Northern Shoveler 61
Spatula clypeata
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Cinnamon Teal 62
Spatula cyanoptera
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Trumpeter Swan 63
Cygnus buccinator
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Tundra Swan 64
Cygnus columbianus
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Northern Pintail 65
Anas acuta
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Green-winged Teal 66
Anas crecca
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Mallard 47
Anas platyrhynchos
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Bufflehead 9
Bucephala albeola
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Common Goldeneye 2
Bucephala clangula
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Barrow's Goldeneye 2
Bucephala islandica
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Common Merganser 67
Mergus merganser
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Snow Goose 47
Anser caerulescens
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White-winged Scoter 68
Melanitta fusca
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Redhead 69
Aythya americana
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Ring-necked Duck 9
Aythya collaris
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Ruddy Duck 13
Oxyura jamaicensis
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Canada Goose 70
Branta canadensis
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Wood Duck 71
Aix sponsa
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Hooded Merganser 72
Lophodytes cucullatus
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Harlequin Duck 45
Histrionicus histrionicus
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Osprey 73
Pandion haliaetus

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