Birding

Birding

Bald eagle

Links to birding references on the web are available on our Links page.

Mountain chickadee

Mountain chickadee

Thursday Birding

Every Thursday except around Christmas
Meet at the parking lot behind St. Charles Garnier Church, 3645 Benvoulin Road, Kelowna.

April through September, meet at 8 am. We usually return by noon.

October through March meet at 9 am. We usually return by noon.

Phone Gwynneth Wilson 250 762-6876 or Howard Braun 250 768-4339 for more information. Dates and times are subject to change.

Saturday Birding

Year-round on the second Saturday of each month except in December.
Meet at 1555 Burtch Road, the Apple Bowl parking lot, corner of Burtch and Bernard, at 7:30 am (April through September) or 8:30 am (October through March). Bring a lunch. We usually return mid- to late-afternoon. Dates and times are subject to change.

Monday Birding

During the spring and fall migration seasons
Monday birding focuses on birding while walking local trails. Bring a snack and water. Outings are from April to mid-June during spring migration and September through October during fall migration.

Meet at 1555 Burtch Road, the Apple Bowl parking lot, corner of Burtch and Bernard, at 8 am. Bring a snack and water. We usually return by noon.

Contact Dave Palsat (778 478-4224) for more information. Dates and times are subject to change and will be confirmed in the weekly notice.

Carpooling

Carpooling is encouraged because sometimes we must negotiate bad roads or arrive at places with limited parking and for general conservation reasons. The carpooling rate is ten cents per km per passenger paid to the driver after returning to the parking lot. There is a $2 minimum donation per person.

Data on the birds of the Okanagan

Checklist of Birds of the Okanagan

PDF of species seen on 2020 birding outings (updated quarterly): Sightings in 2020 to end of last quarter

PDF of species seen on all 2019 birding outings: Sightings in 2019

A variety of links related to birding are on our Links page.

Contact information for the executive. Contact the CONC webmaster.

Last updated: 2020 07 28