Okanagan, Interior and the Kootenays

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GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL (1, first year)
Location: Last seen HERE at the mouth of Vernon Creek in Okanagan Landing. Previously seen
on the dock at Maude Roxby Bird Sanctuary in Kelowna. Also seen at the Kelowna Landfill's Bredin Pond. First seen HERE on the beach of Okanagan Lake in Penticton. A at the Kelowna Landfill's Bredin Pond, on January 7.
Reported: Dec 6/23 to Feb 29, 2024 (Chris Charlesworth and Ryan Tomlinson, m.obs).

First year Great Black-backed Gull. Penticton, BC. December 6, 2023. Photo: Chris Charlesworth



Blue Jay (1)
Location: Private Home in Lumby.
Reported: Jan 13 to Feb 25 (Jaala Loeppky).
Blue Jay in Lumby, BC. January 13, 2024. Photo. Jaala Loeppky.

Barn Swallow (1, early)
Location: Thomson Marshes in Kelowna.
Reported: Feb 25 (David Bell).

Barn Swallow (1, early)
Location: Mouth of Mission Creek, Kelowna.
Reported: Feb 25 (Nick Swan).

Purple Finch (1 female type)
Location: Private residence on Jasmine Rd in Kelowna.
Reported: Feb 23 (David Bell).

Double-crested Cormorant (1)
Location: N. end of Kalamalka Lake, Vernon.
Reported: Feb 1 to 10 (Scott Thomson, m.obs).

Purple Finch (1 female type)
Location: Tsintsikeptum Woods, at Lindley Rd, off Westside Road, West Kelowna.
Reported: Feb 8 (Kalin Ocana).

Red-throated Loon (1)
Location: Okanagan Lake, seen from Cedar Creek Park on Lakeshore Road in Kelowna.
Reported: Jan 21 to 24 (David Bell, m.obs).

Rusty Blackbird (3)
Location: At cattle feeders on Nicks Island Rd near Lougheed Rd in Creston.
Reported: Jan 20 (Marc Andre-Beaucher).

Pygmy Nuthatch (7)
Location: HERE with White-breasted Nuthatch at bird feeder in South Slocan.
Reported: Jan 11 to 18 (Peter McIver and Peter Wood, m.obs)

Harris's Sparrow (1 imm)
Location: Private residence in Trout Creek Point area of Summerland.
Reported: Jan 17 (R. DeYoung).

Yellow-billed Loon (1)
Location: McEwan Point, Queen's Bay.
Reported: Jan 9 to 14 (Sachi Snively, m.obs).

Common Grackle (1)
Location: Merritt. Feeder on Ponderosa Road. Also seen on nearby streets, including HERE on Sunnyview St near Thorpe Ave.
Reported: Dec 16/23 to Jan 10/24 (Vic Newton, m.obs).
Common Grackle. Merritt, BC. December 16, 2023. Photo: Vic Newton.

White-winged Scoter (1 female, rare in winter)
Location: Selkirk College Trails, Castlegar.
Reported: Jan 9 (Craig Sandvig).

Western Sandpiper (1, rare in winter)
Location: Salmon Arm Foreshore, Salmon Arm. Bird appeared injured and was captured and for care and rehab on Jan 9.
Reported: Oct 21 to Jan 9/24 (Don Cecile, m.obs).

Dunlin (Up to 12)
Location: Salmon Arm Foreshore.
Reported: Jan 2 to 9 (Don Cecile, m.obs).

Golden-crowned Sparrow (1 adult)
Location: Dykes north of Road 22, near Osoyoos.
Reported: Jan 6 (Gregory Byron).

Orange-crowned Warbler (1, rare in winter)
Location: Along Otter Lake Road, south of Otter Lake, near Vernon. Bird was associating with flock of chickadees.
Reported: Jan 5 (Don Cecile).

Common Yellowthroat (1, rare in winter)
Location: Mill Creek Linear Park, Kelowna. At the pond near parking area. 
Reported: Jan 2 to 5 (Markus Weilmeier, m.obs).

Pacific Loon (1)
Location: Okanagan Lake at the mouth of Vernon Creek in Okanagan Landing.
Reported: Dec 17/23 to Jan 4/24 (Don Cecile).

Swamp Sparrow (1)
Location: Thomson Marsh / Capital News Centre (S.E. corner), Kelowna.
Reported: Nov 30/23 to Jan 4/24 (Chris Charlesworth, Ryan Tomlinson, m.obs).

Orange-crowned Warbler (1, late)
Location: S.W. corner of Thomson Marsh, next to Capital News Centre, Kelowna.
Reported: Nov 20 to Dec 28 (Ryan Tomlinson, m.obs).

Brown-headed Cowbird (5)
Location: Thomson Marshes, Kelowna.
Reported: Dec 28 (Chris Charlesworth, Mike Force).

Wilson's Warbler (1 male)
Location: Penticton Esplanade Trails.
Reported: Dec 27 (David Godfrey).
Wilson's Warbler. Penticton, BC. December 27. 2023. Photo: David Godfrey

Yellow-billed Loon (1)
Location: HERE on Kamloops Lake, near Tranquille.
Reported: Dec 17 to 26 (Lyn MacDonald, m.obs).

Yellow-billed Loon. Kamloops, BC. Dec 23, 2023. Photo: Tristan Semeniuk.


White-winged Scoter (1 male)
Location: Maude Roxby Bird Sanctuary, Kelowna.
Reported: Dec 24 (Nick Swan, et al).
White-winged Scoter. Kelowna, BC. Dec 24, 2023. Photo: Stephanie Boivin.

Lincoln's Sparrow (1)
Location: Munson Pond, Kelowna.
Reported: Dec 15 to 22 (Blair Dudeck, m.obs).

MacGillivray's Warbler (1, rare in winter)
Location: near Bayview Rd, south of Nakusp
Reported: Dec 21 (Yvonne Currie)
MacGillivray's Warbler. Nakusp, BC. December 21, 2023. Photo: Yvonne Currie.

Pygmy Nuthatch (1)
Location: Private Home in Bull River.
Reported: Dec 5 to 18 (Glenn Todd).
Pygmy Nuthatch in Bull River - Photo: Glenn Todd

Brown-headed Cowbird (2, male and female)
Location: Coldstream Ranch, Vernon.
Reported: Dec 3 to 17 (Kalin Ocana, Don Cecile, m.obs).

Long-tailed Duck (1)
Location: Swan Lake Vernon.
Reported: Dec 1 to 17 (Henry James et al).

Yellow-headed Blackbird (1 imm. male)
Location: Coldstream Ranch, east of Vernon.
Reported: Dec 17 (Scott Thomson).

White-winged Scoter (1)
Location: Okanagan Lake at the mouth of Vernon Creek in Okanagan Landing.
Reported: Dec 17 (Don Cecile).

Golden-crowned Sparrow (1)
Location: Along Buchanan Road in Coldstream, near Vernon.
Reported: Dec 17 (Janet Perkins).

Pacific Loon (1)
Location: Nicola Lake, Merritt.
Reported: Dec 16 (Alan Burger, m.obs).

Long-tailed Duck (1)
Location: Near Lion's Head boat launch along the waterfront in Castlegar.
Reported: Nov 27 to Dec 16 (Craig Sandvig).

Horned Lark (33)
Location: Robert Lake, Kelowna.
Reported: Dec 16 (Michael Force).

American White Pelican (1, late)
Location: Nicola Lake, near Merritt.
Reported: Dec 13 (Alan Burger).

American White Pelican. Nicola Lake, near Merritt, BC. Dec 12, 2023. Photo: Alan Burger).

Savannah Sparrow (1)
Location: Rawlings Lake, Lumby.
Reported: Dec 7 to 10 (Scott Thomson).

Glaucous Gull (1, first year)
Location: Okanagan Lake Beach in Penticton.
Reported: Nov 27 to Dec 9 (Sean Casey, m.obs).
Glaucous Gull in Penticton, BC. Dec 7, 2023. Photo. Ilya Povalyaev.

Kumlien’s Iceland Gull (1, adult)
Location: Okanagan Lake Beach in Penticton.
Reported: Dec 7 to 9 (Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs).
Kumlien’s Iceland Gull in Penticton, BC. Dec 7, 2023. Photo. Ilya Povalyaev.

House Wren (1, first Dec record for BC)
Location: 467 Pottery Rd; Vernon
Reported: December 7 to 9 (Jack VanDyk, m.obs)

House Wren in Vernon, BC. Dec 7, 2023. Photo. Jack VanDyk.

Say’s Phoebe (1)
Location: In front of Redwing Resort on Okanagan Lake Beach in Penticton.
Reported: Dec 8 (Michael Force). 

Lesser Black-backed Gull (1, 2nd year)
Location: Okanagan Lake Beach in Penticton. 
Reported: Nov 22 to Dec 7 (Chris Charlesworth, m.obs).

Lesser Black-backed Gull. 2nd year. Penticton, BC. Nov 22, 2023. Photo: Chris Charlesworth

Wilson’s Warbler (1 male)
Location: Waldie Island in Castlegar.
Reported: Dec 4 to 6 (Craig Sandvig).

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Location: In blackbird flock near cow corrals at Coldstream Ranch HQ in Coldstream.
Reported: Oct 17 to Dec 4 (Christopher Siddle, m.obs).


Rusty Blackbird in Coldstream, BC. October 18, 2023. Photo. Jack Van Dyk.

Long-tailed Duck (1)
Location: Swan Lake in Vernon.
Reported: Dec 1 (Henry James).

Yellow Warbler (1 first fall, late)
Location: Capital News Center / Thomson Marsh, Kelowna. Last seen near entrance to Michaelbrook Golf Course.
Reported: Nov 20 to Dec 1 (Ryan Tomlinson, m.obs).

Glaucous Gull (1 first year)
Location: Maude Roxby Bird Sanctuary, Kelowna.
Reported: Nov 23 (Chris Charlesworth, Nick Swan).

Dunlin (2)
Location: Robert Lake, Kelowna.
Reported: Nov 11 to 21 (Nick Swan, m.obs).

Long-tailed Duck (1)
Location: Otter Lake in Vernon.
Reported: November 18 to 19 (Kathy Nuszdorfer, m.obs).

Long-tailed Duck. Vernon, BC. November 18, 2023. Photo: Kathy Nuszdorfer.

Prairie Falcon (1)
Location: HERE on Rose Hill Rd in Kamloops.
Reported: Nov 18 (Tana Coetzer).

Dunlin (1)
Location: Mouth of Powers Creek, West Kelowna.
Reported: Oct 22 to Nov 16 (Markus Weilmeier, m.obs).

Dunlin (2)
Location: Stump Lake in Kamloops.
Reported: Nov 16 (Tana Coetzer).

Blue Jay (1)
Location: Hall Road area in Kelowna, traveling neighborhood with Steller's Jays. Seen most frequently at Oliver Court and along Packers Road.
Reported: Oct 24 to Nov 11 (Linda Knowles, m.obs).

BLACK-LEGGED KITTIWAKE (1 juv)
Location: Viewed from Lochdale Rd on Swan Lake in Vernon.
Reported: Nov 10 (Chris Siddle).

Lesser Black-backed Gull (1 adult)
Location: Maude Roxby Bird Sanctuary, Kelowna.
Reported: Nov 9 (Ryan Tomlinson, Jasmine Korcok)

Black Scoter (1 female)
Location: Duck Lake in Creston.
Reported: Nov 5 to 9 (Gaelen Schnare, m.obs)

Say’s Phoebe (1)
Location: Lower south side of Middleton Mtn above Mt. Tanner Place in Vernon.
Reported: Nov 1 to 8 (Jack VanDyk).

MacGillivray's Warbler (1, late)
Location: Private residence along Lodge Road in Lake Country.
Reported: Nov 5 (Brad Vissia).

Franklin’s Gull (1 juv)
Location: Mission Flats in Kamloops.
Reported: Nov 5 (Bruce Bosdet).

Franklin’s Gull in Kamloops, BC. Nov 5, 2023. Photo. Bruce Bosdet.

Franklin’s Gull (1)
Location: Little Shuswap Lake in Chase.
Date: November 5 (Bruce Bosdet)

Glaucous Gull (1 juv)
Location: Off Nakusp Municipal Beach HERE in Nakusp.
Reported: Nov 5 (Julia Flesaker).
Glaucous Gull in Nakusp, BC. Nov 5, 2023. Photo. Julia Flesaker.

Red-throated Loon (2)
Location: HERE on Kamloops Lake in Kamloops.
Reported: Oct 31 to Nov 5 (Tom Beeke).

Black-legged Kittiwake (1 juv)
Location: Little Shuswap Lake in Chase.
Reported: Nov 4 (Allan Dupilka).

Pacific Loon (1)
Location: Nicola Lake near the Nicola River mouth; Quilchena
Reported: Nov 3 (Kathy Nuszdorfer)

American Golden-Plover (1)
Location: Elizabeth Lake; Cranbrook
Reported: Nov 3 (Marc-Andre Beaucher)

Say’s Phoebe (1)
Location: Here on Mcleery Rd in Armstrong.
Reported: Nov 3 (Matthew Lowery).

Dunlin (1)
Location: Mouth of Mission Creek, Kelowna.
Reported: Oct 27 to Nov 2 (Nick Swan, et al).

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Location: HERE by pond at Granite Pointe Golf Course in Nelson.
Reported: Oct 30 to Nov 1 (Gaelen Schnare).

Lesser Black-backed Gull (1, second winter)
Reported: Salmon Arm foreshore.
Reported: Oct 26 to 28 (Don Cecile, m.obs).

Lesser-black Backed Gull in Salmon Arm, BC. Oct 26, 2023. Photo. Jim Walton.

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Location: By info kiosk by parking lot at Robert Lake in Kelowna.
Reported: Oct 27 (Kalin Ocana).

Long-tailed Duck (6)
Location: Salmon Arm foreshore.
Reported: Oct 26 (Don Cecile).

Black-legged Kittiwake (1 juv)
Location: HERE on the Columbia River in Trail.
Reported: Oct 26 (Fred Bushnell and Rob McLean).

Black-legged Kittiwake (1 juv)
Location: On the Columbia River at Selkirk College Trails in Castlegar.
Reported: Oct 25 (Craig Sandvig).

Palm Warbler (1)
Location: HERE at Robert Lake in Kelowna.
Reported: Oct 24 (Kalin Ocana).

Dunlin (1)
Location: East shore of Robert Lake in Kelowna.
Reported: Oct 24 (Kalin Ocana).

Dunlin (1)
Location: Mouth of Powers Creek, West Kelowna. 
Reported: Oct 22 (Markus Weilmeier, m.obs).

Dunlin. Mouth of Powers Creek, West Kelowna, BC. Oct 22, 2023. Photo: Brad Vissia.

Blue Jay (1)
Location: Caramillo Court in Kelowna's Glenmore neighborhood.
Reported: Oct 21 & 22 (Danny Marques, m.obs).

Long-tailed Duck (1 female)
Location: Tunkwa Lake, near Kamloops.
Reported: Oct 21 (Tom Beeke).

Yellow Warbler (1 male, late)
Location: Michaelbrook Marsh, near Capital News Center, Kelowna.
Reported: Oct 18 (Chris Charlesworth).

Franklin’s Gull (1)
Location: Mission Flats in Kamloops.
Reported: Oct 18 (Jesse Hannebauer).

Tennessee Warbler (2)
Location: Private Home in Revelstoke.
Reported: Oct 17 (Darlene Cancelliere).

Pacific Loon (1)
Location: Okanagan Mountain Park, on Okanagan Lake, south of Kelowna.
Reported: Oct 17 (Chris Charlesworth, Ryan Tomlinson).

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (1)
Location: Private Home in Revelstoke.
Reported: Oct 16 (Michael Morris).

Harris's Sparrow (1)
Location: On the end of  Howe Drive on dirt hill at gate in Coldstream.
Reported: Oct 15 (Scott Thomson, et al.).

Pacific Loon (2)
Location: Kirkland Beach Park in Vernon.
Reported: Oct 14 to 15 (Scott Thomson).

Common Grackle (1 male)
Location: Private residence in Revelstoke.
Reported: Sep 30 to Oct 11 (Darlene Cancelliere).

Common Grackle in Revelstoke, BC. Sept 30, 2023. Photo. Darlene Cancelliere.

Harris’s Sparrow (1)
Location: Duck Lake in Creston.
Reported: Oct 7 (Craig Sandvig).

Sabine’s Gull (1)
Location: Douglas Lake in Merritt.
Reported: Oct 7 (Tom Beeke).

POMARINE JAEGER (1 juv)
Location: HERE in the irrigation fields in Cranbrook.
Reported: Oct 3 to 4 (Bobby Dailey, m.obs).

Pomarine Jaeger in Cranbrook, BC. Oct 3, 2023. Photo. Bobby Dailey.

Ancient Murrelet (1)
Location: Penticton Yacht Club / Esplanade. Out on lake with coots.
Reported: Oct 1 (Mark Gardiner).

WHITE-FACED IBIS (1 immature)
Location: South end of Carney Pond in Kelowna.
Reported Sep 25 to Oct 1. (Julia Proulx, m.obs).

Imm. White-faced Ibis. Carney Pond, Kelowna, BC. September 25, 2023. Photo: Julia Proulx.

Sabine’s Gull (1 juv)
Location: HERE on Lake Okanagan in Kelowna.
Reported: Oct 1 (Kalin Ocana).

American Golden-Plover (1)
Location: Otter Lake in Vernon.
Reported: Oct 1 (Chris Siddle).

Broad-winged Hawk (5)
Location: Heading south of Gillard Creek FSR, south of Kelowna.
Reported: Sep 30 (Blair Dudeck).

Broad-winged Hawk (5)
Location: Heading south over John's Family Regional Park, south of Kelowna.
Reported: Sep 30 (Michelle Hamilton).

Rusty Blackbird (2)
Location: HERE near Gambel's Pond in Kamloops.
Reported: Sept 29 (Cameron  Montgomery)
Rusty Blackbird in Kamloops, BC. Sept 29, 2023. Photo. Cameron Montgomery.

Sabine's Gull (1)
Location: Mouth of creek in Burton, on Upper Arrow Lake.
Reported: Sep 29 (Gary Davidson).

Magnolia Warbler (1 imm)
Location: Maude Roxby Bird Sanctuary in Kelowna.
Reported: Sep 26 to 29 (Chris Charlesworth, m.obs).
Magnolia Warbler. Maude Roxby Bird Sanctuary, Kelowna, BC. September 26, 2023. Photo: Chris Charlesworth

Red Phalarope (1)
Location: Salmon Arm Foreshore.
Reported: Sep 22 to 29 (Don Cecile, m.obs).

Broad-winged Hawk (8, inc. adults and immatures)
Location: Migrating south over Gillard FSR, south of Kelowna.
Reported: Sep 28 (Chris Charlesworth).

Sabine's Gull (2 imm)
Location: Mouth of Mission Creek, Kelowna.
Reported: Sep 27 & 28 (Nick Swan, Ryan Tomlinson).

Tennessee Warbler (1 imm)
Location: Munson Pond, along path to the west of pond.
Reported: Sep 28 (Ryan Tomlinson, m.obs).

American Golden-Plover (1)
Location: Robert Lake, north end, in Kelowna.
Reported: Sep 27 (Michelle Hamilton, Grant Halm).

BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLER (1 imm)
Location: Tsintsikeptum Woods, along Westside Road, West Kelowna. Westbank First Nations Private Land.
Reported: Sep 24 (Kalin Ocana).

Broad-winged Hawk (1 imm)
Location: Over the KVR Trestles, south of Kelowna.
Reported: Sep 24 (James Jansen).

Broad-winged Hawk (Up to 20, and possibly more)
Location: Seen migrating south, with other raptors, over the McCulloch Cross Country Ski Trails, southeast of Kelowna.
Reported: Sep 20 (Kalin Ocana, Don Cecile).

Sabine's Gull (1 ad)
Location: Penticton Yacht Club / Esplanade.
Reported: Sep 19 & 20 (Mark Gardiner, et al).

Sabine's Gull (1)
Location: Along waterfront in Nakusp.
Reported: Sep 18 (Julia Flesaker).

Whimbrel (1)
Location: Beach at the Penticton Yacht Club / Esplanade.
Reported: 8:30 AM, Sep 16 (Mark Gardiner).
Whimbrel. Penticton. September 16, 2023. Photo: Mark Gardiner.

Forster's Tern (1)
Location: Flying in front of Yacht Club esplanade in Penticton. 
Reported: Sept 10 to 15 (Mark Gardiner, et al).
 
CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER (1)
Locations HERE at Tsinstikeptum Woods in West Kelowna.
Reported: Sept 13 (Kalin Ocana).
This bird is on private Westbank First Nations Land and permission should be obtained before entering.
Chestnut-sided Warbler in Kelowna, BC. Sept 13, 2023. Photo. Kalin Ocana.

Tennessee Warbler (1)
Locations HERE at Tsinstikeptum Woods in West Kelowna.
Reported: Sept 13 (Kalin Ocana).
This bird is on private Westbank First Nations Land and permission should be obtained before entering.
Tennessee Warbler in Kelowna, BC. Sept 13, 2023. Photo. Kalin Ocana.

Sabine’s Gulls (6 juv)
Location: HERE on the Thompson River in Kamloops.
Reported: September 12 (Tom Beeke).
Sabines Gull in Kamloops, BC. Sept 12, 2023. Photo. Tom Beeke.

Franklin's Gull (1 juv)
Location: Last seen HERE at McArthur Island in Kamloops. Also seen HERE on Mission Flats in Tranquille. 
Reported: Sept 11 to 12 (Tana Coetzer, m.obs).
Franklin's Gull in Kamloops, BC. Sept 12, 2023. Photo. Tom Beeke.

Sabine’s Gulls (1 juv)
Location: On the waterfront of Kootenay Lake along Lakeside Drive in Nelson.
Reported: September 12 (Steve Ogle).

NORTHERN PARULA (1)
Location: HERE at Tsinstikeptum Woods in West Kelowna.
Reported: Sept 11 (Kalin Ocana).
This bird is on private Westbank First Nations Land and permission should be obtained before entering.
Northern Parula in Kelowna, BC. Sept 11, 2023. Photo. Kalin Ocana.

Sanderling (Up to 5 juv)
Location: Mouth of Mission Creek in Kelowna.
Reported: Sep 5 to 11 (Nick Swan, m.obs).

American Golden-Plover (1)
Location: Salmon Arm Foreshore.
Reported: Sep 5 to 11 (Jim Walton, m.obs)

Sabine's Gull 1 (1 juv)
Location: Okanagan Lake at the SS. Sicamous in Penticton.
Reported: Sep 9 (Matt Wallace).

Franklin's Gull (1)
Location: The Old Ferry Docks off Westside Road, West Kelowna.
Reported: Sep 7 (Ted Hindmarch).

Sanderling (1 juv)
Location: Okanagan Lake Beach in Penticton.
Reported: Sept 2 to 6 (Cindy Lawrence, m.obs).

Long-tailed Jaeger (1 juv)
Location: Salmon Arm Bay, west of pier in Salmon Arm.
Reported: Sep 5 (Don Cecile, m.obs).

Parasitic Jaeger (2)
Location: Salmon Arm Bay, west of pier in Salmon Arm.
Reported: Sep 5 (Don Cecile, m.obs).

Parasitic Jaeger (2, subadult and a juvenile)
Location: Mouth of Mission Creek, Kelowna.
Reported: Sep 5 in the morning (Ryan Tomlinson, m.obs).

Rusty Blackbird (1 female)
Location: HERE on McArthur Island Disc Golf Course in Kamloops.
Reported: Sept 5 (Tana Coetzer).

American Golden-Plover (1)
Location: HERE off the Airport Trail in Kamloops.
Reported: Sept 3 to 5 (Tana Coetzer).
American Golden-Plover in Kamloops, BC. Sept 3, 2023. Photo. Tana Coetzer.

UPLAND SANDPIPER (1)
Location: HERE viewed by kayak (no land access) on the Upper Arrow Lake mudflats in Arrowhead. 
Reported: Sept 2 (Warren and Julia Flesaker)
Upland Sandpiper in Arrowhead, BC. September 2, 2023. Photo. Warren Flesaker.

Long-tailed Jaeger (1 adult)
Location: HERE viewed by kayak (no land access) on the Upper Arrow Lake mudflats in Arrowhead. 
Reported: Sept 1 (Warren and Julia Flesaker).
Long-tailed Jaeger in Arrowhead, BC. Sept 1, 2023. Photo: Warren Flesaker.

American Golden-Plover (1)
Location: Otter Lake in Vernon.
Reported: Sept 1 (Chris Siddle, m.obs).

RED PHALAROPE (1 juv)
Location: Mouth of Mission Creek, Kelowna.
Reported: Aug 24 to 31 (Nick Swan, m.obs).

Red Phalarope. Kelowna, BC. Aug 24, 2023. Photo: Nick Swan.

Sanderling (2 juv)
Location: Mouth of Mission Creek, Kelowna.
Reported: Aug 28 to 30 (Nick Swan, Brad Vissia, m.obs).

American Golden-Plover (1)
Location: Private Property near Separation Lake in Kamloops (no public access).
Reported: August 28 (Tom Beeke).
American Golden-Plover in Kamloops, BC. August 28, 2023. Photo. Tom Beeke.

Short-billed Dowitcher (2)
Location: Private Property near Separation Lake in Kamloops (no public access).
Reported: August 28 (Tom Beeke).

Short-billed Dowitchers in Kamloops, BC. August 28, 2023. Photo. Tom Beeke.

Marbled Godwit (1)
Location: West of the base of the pier in Salmon Arm.
Reported: Aug 25 to 27 (Doug Mongerson, m.obs).

Marbled Godwit in Salmon Arm, BC. August 26, 2023. Photo: Jim Walton.

LITTLE GULL (1 juv)
Location: Last seen HERE along the mudflats just north of the 47th Ave SE end of the Raven Trail in Salmon Arm. First seen west of the base of the Salmon Arm Pier.
Reported:  Aug 26 (Don Cecile, m.obs)
Little Gull in Salmon Arm, BC. August 26, 2023. Photo. Geoff Styles. 

Long-tailed Jaeger (1 juv)
Location: West of the pier in Salmon Arm.
Reported: Aug 25 (Don Cecile, m.obs).
Long-tailed Jaeger juv. Salmon Arm, BC. Aug 25, 2023. Photo: Don Cecile.

Arctic Tern (1 imm)
Location: West of the pier in Salmon Arm.
Reported: Aug 25 (Don Cecile).

Sabine's Gull (1 juv)
Location: Mouth of Mission Creek, Kelowna.
Reported: Aug 25 (Chris Charlesworth, Ryan Tomlinson).

Sabine's Gull. Kelowna, BC. Aug 25, 2023. Photo: Chris Charlesworth

Black Tern (2)
Location: Tunkwa Lake, north of Merritt.
Reported: Aug 25 (Tom Beeke).

Sanderling (1 juv)
Location: Mouth of Mission Creek, Kelowna.
Reported: Aug 23 (Jasmine Korcok, Ryan Tomlinson).

Upland Sandpiper (1)
Location: In the onion fields close to the RV Park at Selkirk College Trails; Castlegar
Reported: Aug 22 (Craig Sandvig)

ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER (1)
Location: HERE along the waterfront in Nakusp.
Reported: Aug 20 (Julia Flesaker). 
Ash-throated Flycatcher in Nakusp, BC. August 20, 2023. Photo. Julia Flesaker.

Black-crowned Night-Heron (1 imm)
Location: Haynes Point Provincial Park, in the wetland.
Reported: Aug 19 (Brendan Sheridan).

Arctic Tern (2)
Location: North end of Otter Lake, north of Vernon.
Reported: Aug 19 (Chris Siddle).

BLACK TURNSTONE (1 juv)
Location: Mouth of Mission Creek, Kelowna.
Reported: Aug 18 (Nick Swan).
Black Turnstone. Kelowna, BC. Aug 18, 2023. Photo: Nick Swan.

RUFF (1 adult Reeve)
Location: West of the pier in Salmon Arm. 
Reported: Aug 14 to 18 (Don Cecile, m.obs).
Ruff. Salmon Arm, BC. Aug 14, 2023. Photo. Don Cecile.

Sabine's Gull (1 adult)
Location: SW. corner of Skaha Lake, near Okanagan Falls.
Reported: Aug 15 (Howard Richardson).

Franklin's Gull (1)
Location: HERE on the Thompson River at Tranquille in Kamloops.
Reported: Aug 15 (Tom Beeke).

Loggerhead Shrike ( 1 possible)
Location: Penticton Airport.
Reported: Aug 13 (Louise Blight, Christian Artuso).

Ruddy Turnstone (1 juv)
Location: Mouth of Mission Creek, Kelowna.
Reported: Aug 11 (Brad Vissia, m.obs)
Ruddy Turnstone. Kelowna, BC. Aug 11, 2023. Photo: Chris Charlesworth.

Short-billed Dowitcher (2 juv)
Location: Mamit Lake, near Merritt. 
Reported: Aug 4 (Alan Burger).

Sanderling (2 adults)
Location: Mouth of Mission Creek, Kelowna.
Reported: First one was August 1 & 2, and second bird was August 8 (Nick Swan, m.obs).

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (1, male and possible hybrid fledgling)
Location: Visiting feeder at the end of Maranda Court in the Mission area of Kelowna.
Reported: First reported Aug 3 (Leah Schurian, m.obs).
Rose-breasted Grosbeak. Maranda Court, Kelowna. Aug 3, 2023. Photo: Megan Buers.

Franklin's Gull (1)
Location : Flyover at Robert Lake, in Kelowna.
Reported: July 7 (David Bell).

Franklin's Gull (1 adult)
Location: On docks at The Cove at Gellatly Bay in West Kelowna.
Reported: July 6 (Brad Vissia, m.obs).

Ovenbird (2)
Location: HERE on Galloway Forest Service Rd in Bull River.
Reported: June 22-July 3 (Andrew Yang et al., m.obs)

Lesser Black-backed Gull (1 adult)
Location: Mouth of Mission Creek in Kelowna.
Reported June 30 (Ryan Tomlinson).

CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER (1 male)
Location: Private Home in Kelowna.
Reported: June 29 (Ted Hindmarch).

Ovenbird (1)
Location: HERE near Summit Creek in Creston.
Date: June 29 (Joachim Bertrands, m.obs)

Snow Goose (1)
Location: Behind the Prestige with Canada Geese at Salmon Arm Bay.
Reported: June 23 to 29 (Jim Walton).

Ovenbird (5)
Location: HERE on Bull River Forest Service Rd in Bull River.
Reported: June 24-26 (Kalin Ocana, m.obs).

Black Tern (1)
Location: Swan Lake in Vernon.
Reported: June 22 (Melissa Mailloux, m.obs)

CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER (1 male)
Location: HERE at the SW corner of Elizabeth Lake in Cranbrook.
Reported: June 21 to 22 (Blaire Smith and Katrin Powell, m.obs).
Chestnut-sided Warbler in Cranbrook, BC. June 21, 2023. Photo. Blaire Smith.

Lark Sparrow (1)
Location: HERE in Canal Flats.
Reported: June 21 (Kalin Ocana).

Sage Thrasher (1)
Location: HERE in Spatsum. Bird was viewed from the public road at the gate at the end of the short gravel road off Venables Rd.
Reported: June 11 (Paul Foth).

Lesser Goldfinch (1 male)
Location: Lower Kruger Mtn Road, near Osoyoos.
Reported: June 10 (Jamie Hughes, et al).

Arctic Tern (1)
Location: Sitting on Christmas Island at Salmon Arm Bay in Salmon Arm.
Date: June 9 (Jim Walton).

BALTIMORE ORIOLE (1)
Location: HERE at the Cherry Creek Nature Trust Area in Wasa.
Reported: June 5 to 8 (Kalin Ocana, m.obs).
Baltimore Oriole in Wasa - Photo: Kalin Ocana 

Broad-winged Hawk (1)
Location: HERE in Kimberley.
Date: June 6 (Kalin Ocana).

Black Tern (1)
Location: Salmon Arm Bay, Salmon Arm. 
Reported: June 4 (Ted Hillary).

Yellow-billed Loon (1)
Location: Burton Creek Mouth in Nakusp.
Reported: June 3 to 4 (Gary Davidson, m.obs).

BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER (1 male)
Location: Private Home in Nelson.
Reported: June 1 (Janice Arndt).

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (1 male)
Location: Private Home in Rendell Creek in the Christian Valley.
Reported: May 31 to June 1 (Brian Benoit, et al)
Rose-breasted Grosbeak. Christian Valley, BC. June 1, 2023. Photo: Seth Benoit.

Common Poorwill (1)
Location: HERE in Canal Flats
Reported: May 31 (Kalin Ocana)

ORCHARD ORIOLE (1)
Location: HERE on Ferret Rd Loop in Edgewood.
Reported: May 29-30 (Catherine McLean and Gary Davidson, m.obs)
Orchard Oriole in Edgewood, BC. May 29, 2023. Photo. Julia Flesaker.

Lark Sparrow (1)
Location: HERE in grass near boat launch at Shelter Bay Provincial Park in Shelter Bay.
Reported: May 28 (Marc Andre Beaucher).

Black Tern (1)
Location: Revelstoke Airport Pond.
Reported: May 28 (Wayne and Brent Diakow).
Black Tern in Revelstoke, BC. May 28, 2023. Photo. Wayne Diakow.

Whimbrel (1)
Location: Mouth of Whiteman's Creek, beside Parker's Cove, on Westside Road near Vernon.
Reported: May 27 at 6 PM (Eric Anderson).
Whimbrel. Parker's Cove, near Vernon, BC. May 27, 2023. Photo: Eric Anderson.

FIELD SPARROW (1)
Location: HERE at Columbia Lake Provincial Park - Fairmont Hot Springs
Reported: May 27 (Kalin Ocana)

Black Tern (2)
Location: Separation Lake - Kamloops
Reported: May 27 (Wayne and Brent Diakow)

Sabine's Gull (1 adult)
Location: Fortune Creek, south of Enderby. The gull killed by a Bald Eagle shortly after discovery.
Reported: May 26 (Malcolm Devine).

Lark Sparrow (1)
Location: Private Home in Queen's Bay.
Reported: May 26 (Sachi  Snively).
Lark Sparrow in Queen's Bay , BC. Photo. Sachi Snively. May 26, 2023.

Tennessee Warbler (1)
Location: HERE in Longbeach
Reported: May 26 (Jacob Dulisse)

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (1 male)
Location: Private residence in Revelstoke.
Reported: May 25 (Darlene Cancelliere).
Rose-breasted Grosbeak. Revelstoke, BC. May 25, 2023. Photo: Darlene Cancelliere.

Long-tailed Duck (2 females)
Location: S.W. corner of Skaha Lake, near Ok Falls. 
Reported: May 18 to 25 (Howard Richardson, et al).
Long-tailed Ducks. Skaha Lake, Ok Falls, BC. May 18, 2023. Photo: Howard Richardson.

Tennessee Warbler (1 male)
Location: Okanagan Falls Provincial Park, OK Falls.
Reported; Late afternoon on May 24 (David Schutz).
Tennessee Warbler. Okanagan Falls, BC. May 24, 2023. Photo: David Schutz

Sabine's Gull (1 adult)
Location: On Okanagan Lake at the mouth of Mission Creek in Kelowna.
Reported: May 23 (Chris Charlesworth, Ryan Tomlinson).

Lark Sparrow (1)
Location: HERE with Chipping Sparrows at Lost Ledge Campground in Johnson’s Landing north of Kaslo.
Reported: May 22 (Jacob Dulisse).

WHITE-FACED IBIS (1)
Location: At Pineview Ponds; Kamloops.
Reported: May 19 (Tana Coetzer).

BLACK-THROATED SPARROW (1)
Location: HERE with Chipping Sparrows at Lost Ledge Campground in Johnson’s Landing north of Kaslo.
Reported: May 19 (Jacob Dulisse).

Sanderling (1)
Location: Mouth of Mission Creek, Kelowna.
Reported: May 18 to 19 (Ryan Tomlinson).

WHIMBREL (1)
Location: North end of Robert Lake at 10 AM. Scared off by Bald Eagle, and flew to south.
Reported: May 17 (Huw Williams).
Whimbrel. Robert Lake, Kelowna, BC. May 17, 2023. Photo: Huw Williams.

Forster's Tern (3)
Location: Mouth of Mission Creek, Kelowna. Be careful while walking out to the mouth of Mission Creek, since water levels in the creek are very high due to runoff.
Reported: May 14 (Nick Swan).

Lesser Goldfinch (1 male)
Location: Private residence on Auburn Cres in Princeton.
Reported: May 11 (Ed Lahaie).

SNOWY EGRET (1)
Location: HERE at Overlanders Park in Kamloops.
Reported: May 8 to 9 (Andrew Klassen, m.obs)
Snowy Egret in Kamloops, BC. May 9, 2023. Photo. Melissa Hafting.

Lesser Goldfinch (1 male)
Location: Private residence HERE in Oliver.
Reported: May 8 (Barry Kinch).

Common Grackle (1)
Location: HERE in Nakusp.
Reported: May 8 (Sachi Snively).
Common Grackle in Nakusp, BC. May 8, 2023. Photo. Sachi Snively.
Lapland Longspur (1 male)
Location: In a flock of pipits on the marina grassy flats in Nakusp.
Reported: in May 8 (Julia Flesaker).

Marbled Godwit (1)
Location: Tranquille Marsh in Kamloops.
Reported: May 7 (Andrew Hester).

Black-necked Stilt (1)
Location: HERE at Duck Lake in Creston.
Reported: May 7 (Marc-Andre Beaucher, m.obs).

Hudsonian Godwit (1)
Location: HERE at the west end of Kootenay Lake near Sunshine Bay in Procter.
Reported: May 6 (Sachi Snively)
Hudsonian Godwit near Procter, BC. May 6, 2023. Photo. Sachi Snively.

Franklin’s Gull (1)
Location: At the mouth of Mission Creek in Kelowna.
Reported: May 5 to 6 (Kalin Ocana, m.obs)

ROSS’S GOOSE (1)
Location: Flying over Littlejohn Creek in Creston.
Reported: May 5 (Marc-Andre Beaucher).

Forster’s Tern (1)
Location: Mouth of Mission Creek in Kelowna.
Reported: May 4 (Nick Swan, Ryan Tomlinson, m.obs).

RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD X RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD (1, confirmed by Sheri Williamson hummingbird expert)
Location: 407 Edward St in Revelstoke.
Birders are welcome to view the bird from the public street ONLY as the feeders are in the front yard.
Reported: May 3 (Darlene Cancelliere).
Rufous x Ruby-throated Hummingbird in Revelstoke - Photos: Darlene Cancelliere

Tennessee Warbler (1, female)
Location: Private garden in Kelowna.
Reported: May 1 (Michael Force).

Sage Thrasher (1)
Location: HERE at the west end of Kootenay Lake near Sunshine Bay in Procter.
Reported: April 26 to 27 (Sachi Snively, m.obs)
Sage Thrasher in Sunshine Bay near Procter, BC. April 26, 2023. Photo. Sachi Snively.
 
Dunlin (2)
Location: Off Christmas Island in Salmon Arm Bay in Salmon Arm.
Reported: April 26 to 27 (Jim Walton).

Dunlin in Salmon Arm, BC. April 26, 2023. Photo. Jim Walton.

Black-necked Stilt (4)
Location: Machete Island at Revelstoke Airport 
Reported: April 25 (Don Manson)

Harris's Sparrow (1 imm)
Location: Feeder at private residence in Vernon.
Reported: Dec 3, 2022 to April 25, 2023 (Margaret Mackenzie).

Greater White-fronted Goose (1 adult)
Location: Fields across from yacht club at Gellatly Bay in West Kelowna.
Reported: April 5 to 24 (Brad Vissia, m.obs).
Greater White-fronted Goose. Apr 10, 2023. Photo: Chris Charlesworth.

Loggerhead Shrike (1)
Location: Thomson Marsh / Capital News Centre in Kelowna. Bird was hunting along fence lines in fields at the southeast corner of Thomson Marshes. Can be on close fence line, or on farther fence towards Swamp Road.
Reported: Apr 20 & 21 (Ryan Tomlinson, Chris Charlesworth, m.obs).
Loggerhead Shrike. Kelowna, BC. April 20, 2023. Photo: Chris Charlesworth

Dunlin (1)
Location: Mouth of Powers Creek, West Kelowna.
Reported: Apr 17 (Lisa Ballantyne).
Dunlin. West Kelowna, BC. April 17, 2023. Photo: Lisa Ballantyne.

Black-necked Stilt (2)
Location: Robert Lake, north end. Kelowna.
Reported: Apr 14 to 16 (Dave Palsat, m.obs).

CALIFORNIA SCRUB-JAY (1)
Location: Seen at feeders at the Twilight and La Villa Motels on 7th Ave and at the corner of 7th Ave and Hody Dr. Also seen at 745 Birch St in Okanagan Falls. Recently being seen on Mosely Road as well. View from public road only.
Reported: Dec 6, 2022 to Apr16, 2023 (David Bell, m.obs).
California Scrub-Jay. OK Falls, BC. December 6, 2022. Photo: David Bell.

Pacific Loon (1)
Location: Northwest side of Bennett Bridge in Kelowna. Seen on Mar 5 from City Park. Also noted from Maude Roxby Bird Sanctuary and mouth of Mission Creek. Perhaps all same bird.
Reported: Mar 1 to Apr 15 (Kalin Ocana, et al).

CALIFORNIA SCRUB-JAY (1)
Location: 2134 Peters Road in West Kelowna. Please respect private property.
Reported: Nov 10, 2022, to April 15, 2023 (Larry McLean, m.obs).
California Scrub-Jay. West Kelowna, BC. March 8, 2023. Photo: Brad Vissia.

Black-necked Stilt (1)
Location: Duck Lake, Creston.
Reported: Apr 13 (Marc-andre Boucher.

Fox Sparrow (1)
Location: Private residence along Pinewood Drive in West Kelowna.
Reported: Jan 15 to April 13 (Chris Charlesworth).

Franklin’s Gull (1 adult)
Location: In field with Ring-billed Gulls HERE near Chase Lagoons in Chase.
Reported: April 10 (Alan Dupilka).

'Red' Fox Sparrow (1)
Location: Private Home in Vernon.
Reported: Dec 18, 2022 to Apr 10, 2023.
Red Fox Sparrow in Vernon, BC. Photo. Chris Siddle. Dec 18, 2022.

Dunlin (2)
Location: Maude Roxby Bird Sanctuary, Kelowna.
Reported: Apr 9 (Nick Swan, m.obs).

Lesser Goldfinch (1 male)
Location: Feeder at private residence in Oliver.
Reported: Apr 7 (Donna Heard).
Lesser Goldfinch. Oliver, BC Apr 7, 2023. Photo: Donna Heard.

Greater White-fronted Goose (1)
Location: Robert Lake, Kelowna. Also present, a Cackling X Gr. White-fronted Goose hybrid. Seen Mar 26 and 27 at Carney Pond in Kelowna.
Reported: Mar 10 to 30 (Julia Proulx, m.obs).
Left to right: Cackling X Gr. White-fronted Goose hybrid, Cackling Goose, Gr. White-fronted Goose. Mar 10, 2023. Photo: Julia Proulx

Rock Wren (1, rare in winter)
Location: South facing slope of The Throne at the Haynes Lease Ecological Reserve, near Osoyoos.
Reported: Feb 14 to Mar 23 (David Bell, m.obs).
Rock Wren. Osoyoos, BC. March 17, 2023. Photo: Chris Charlesworth

CALIFORNIA SCRUB-JAY (1)
Location: Ricker Road, off Barcello Road in Cawston. Bird was observed with peanut and was associating with Steller's Jays.
Reported: Jan 2 to Mar 22 (Alex Bodden).

Fox Sparrow (1 'Red')
Location: Feeder at private residence along Pottery Road in Vernon.
Reported: Jan 13 to Mar 8 (Jack VanDyk).
Fox Sparrow. Vernon, BC. Jan 13 (Jack VanDyk).

Eurasian Wigeon (1 female)
Location: Skaha Lake Park, Penticton.
Reported: Feb 12 to Mar 5 (Eric Newton).

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Location: Tsintsikeptum Woods, Westside Road, Kelowna.
Reported: Dec 17, 2022 to Feb 26, 2023 (Kalin Ocana, et al).
Rusty Blackbird. West Kelowna, BC. Dec 17, 2022. Photo: Kalin Ocana.

Fox Sparrow (1, Slate-colored)
Location: Along Stuart Road in West Kelowna, in the vicinity of address 852.
Reported: Feb 25 (David Bell, Dominic Cormier).

Barn Swallow (Up to 12. Rare in winter)
Location: SS. Sicamous in Penticton.
Reported: Feb 18 to 21 (Dick Cannings, m.obs)

Barn Swallow (6 probable)
Location: Okanagan Centre Safe Harbour, Okanagan Centre.
Reported: Feb 19 (Paul Flynn).

Yellow-headed Blackbird (1 female)
Location: Thomson Marsh in Kelowna. Blackbird roost at dusk.
Reported: Feb 19 (Ryan Tomlinson, Chris Charlesworth).

Brown-headed Cowbird (3 males, rare in winter)
Location: Thomson Marshes in Kelowna. Blackbird roost at dusk.
Reported: Feb 19 (Chris Charlesworth, Ryan Tomlinson).
Male Brown-headed Cowbird. Kelowna, BC. Feb 19, 2023. Photo: Chris Charlesworth

Barn Swallow (2, rare in winter)
Location: Road 22, north of Osoyoos.
Reported: Feb 14 (Eric Newton).

Harris's Sparrow (1 imm)
Location: Feeder at private residence in West Kelowna along Stuart Road.
Reported: Dec 3, 2022 to Feb 14, 2023 (Elaine Ophus, et al).

Hermit Thrush (1)
Location: Private residence on Radant Drive in Kelowna.
Reported: Feb 8 (Mike Howard).

Sora (1, rare in winter)
Location: Sawmill Road, south of Oliver.
Reported: Feb 2 (David Bell).

Yellow-headed Blackbird (1 male, rare in winter)
Location: Coldstream Ranch, east of Vernon on Hwy 6.
Reported: Jan 31 (Kalin Ocana).

Purple Finch (1)
Location: Private Home in the 1100 block of Stanley St in Nelson.
Reported: Dec 27, 2022 to Jan 29, 2023 (Steve Ogle).
Purple Finch in Nelson, BC. Dec 27, 2022. Photo.Steve Ogle.

Purple Finch (1 male)
Location: With Cassin's Finches, approx. km 5 on Beaver Lake Road, Lake Country.
Reported: Jan 27 (Kalin Ocana, Nataly Montalvo).
Purple Finch. Lake Country, BC. January 27, 2023. Photo: Kalin Ocana.

Lincoln's Sparrow (1, rare winter)
Location: Grassland Trail at north end of Swan Lake, Vernon.
Reported: Jan 25 (Scott Thompson).

Yellow-headed Blackbird (1 female)
Location: Enterprise Way Dog Park, Kelowna.
Reported: Jan 23 (Mike Howard, m.obs).

Fox Sparrow (1 'Slate-colored')
Location: In bushes in front of 4299 Hobson Road in Kelowna's Mission area.
Reported: Jan 21 & 22 (Ryan Tomlinson, Chris Charlesworth, et al).
Slate-co. Fox Sparrow. Kelowna, BC. January 21, 2023. Photo: Chris Charlesworth

Eurasian Wigeon (Up to 3, 1 imm male, and 2 females)
Location: Waterfront Park / Kelowna Yacht Club.
Reported: Nov 20, 2022 to Jan 26, 2023 (Markus Weilmeier, Chris Charlesworth, Ryan Tomlinson, m.obs).
First year male Eurasian Wigeon. Kelowna, BC. Dec 17, 2022. Photo: Chris Charlesworth

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Location: Munson Pond, in Kelowna. Look from viewing platform at N.E. corner of pond. Watch for bird along shore.
Reported: Jan 5 to 17 (Nick Swan, m.obs).
Rusty Blackbird. Munson Pond, Kelowna, BC. Jan 8, 2023. Photo: Blair Dudeck.

FIELDFARE (1)
Location: First discovered by Jasmine Korcok on Jan 10 at 3 PM at the northeast corner of Munson Pond in Kelowna. Relocated in a neighborhood about 1 km west of Munson Pond by Chris Charlesworth on Jan 11 at 11:50 AM when bird was seen in flight at the corner of Rhondda Cres and Morrison Ave. On Jan 12, seen by many birders throughout afternoon at that same intersection, where hundreds of robins are eating mountain ash berries. At 1 PM on Jan 13, bird was photographed nearby at the corner of Rhondda Cres and Cameron Ave.
Reported: Jan 10 to 13 (Jasmine Korcok, m.obs).
Fieldfare in Kelowna, BC. Jan 10, 2023. Photo. Chris Charlesworth. 

Fox Sparrow (Sooty)
Location: Private feeder on Auburn Cres in Princeton.
Reported: Jan 12 (Ed Lahaie).
'Sooty' Fox Sparrow. Princeton, BC. Jan 12, 2023. Photo: Ed Lahaie.

Fox Sparrow (1 'Sooty')
Location: Feeder at private residence in Hall Road area of Kelowna.
Reported: Jan 7 (Nigel Eggers).

Harris's Sparrow (1 imm)
Location: Here at pullout on Kalamalka Rd in Coldstream.
Reported: Dec 31, 2022 to Jan 2, 2023 (Scott Thomson).