Welcome to Fraser Valley Birding, British Columbia, Canada! Our checklist area has recorded over 318 species of birds. Typically, over 230 different species are recorded annually. This site offers birders of all levels and interest a complete source for birding information what kinds of birds can be seen and where. Tips on attracting birds to the backyard is also a popular topic. A discussion forum is a fun place to share bird sightings, discuss other related topics, meet other birders and plan bird watching outings in a friendly and open atmosphere. Everyone is welcome to have a part from contributing records and photos or writing articles and sharing knowledge for the benefit for both fellow bird enthusiasts and the birds themselves.
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Albino and Leucistic Birds
By Jamie Gadsden

Albinism is a rare plumage condition, that can also occur in birds, which makes some of their...more>>
Site Guide: Island 22
By Chris McDonald

Island 22 Regional Park in north Chilliwack is being increasingly recognized as a birding hotspot in...more>>

Species Spotlight: The Yellow-rumped Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warblers are without doubt one of the most adaptive and versatile of the warbler species found in B.C. They are the most likely warbler to be seen on a cool December day when most other warbler species are enjoying the warm tropics...more>>

Resources: Status Checklists (July 2013)

Seasonal status checklists display birds recorded in the checklist area. Click here to download one!

eBird Canada

An online method to record your bird sightings and to make your data accessible and useful for scientifc monitoring.


Recent Updates

September 28, 2015 - Article - Albino and Leucistic Birds
April 11, 2015 - Whimbrel species account updated (data, photos)
April 10, 2015 - Loggerhead Shrike species account created
March 20, 2015 - Site Guide - Mill Lake updated (new species added)
December 10, 2014 - Upland Sandpiper species account created.
July 2, 2014 - Site Guide- Columbia Valley updated
June 25, 2014- List - Accidental Bird Species of the Checklist Area updated
March 27, 2014 - Costa's Hummingbird species account created.
March 6, 2014 - Say's Phoebe species account updated (data, photos)
February 15, 2014 - Western Bluebird species account created.
February 9, 2014 - Mountain Bluebird species account updated (data, photos)
January 30, 2014 - Lazuli Bunting species account updated (new data)
January 29, 2014 - Clay-colored Sparrow species account updated (data, photos)
January 24, 2014 - Grey Catbird species account updated (data, photos)
January 24, 2014 - Golden Eagle species account updated (data, photos)
January 10, 2014 - Nashville Warbler species account updated (data, photos)
January 5, 2014 - Brant species account updated (new data, photos)
January 2, 2014 - Monthly Challenge updated.
September 10, 2013 - Site Guide- North Bend created.
July 23, 2013 - Seasonal Status checklists updated.
June 20, 2013 - Site Guide- Cheam Ridge Trail created.
June 15, 2013 - Site Guide- Columbia Valley created.
May 11, 2013 - White-tailed Kite species account created.
May 10, 2013 - Clark's Grebe species account updated (new data, photos)
Oct 31, 2012 - Rusty Blackbird species account updated (new data, photos)
Oct 31, 2012 - Swamp Sparrow species account updated (new data, photos)
Oct 28, 2012 - Black-bellied Plover species account updated (new data)
Oct 27, 2012 - American Tree Sparrow species account updated (data, photos, video)
Oct 6, 2012 - Sharp-tailed Sandpiper species account created.
Oct 5, 2012 - Blackpoll Warbler species account updated (new data, photos)
Sept 12, 2012 - Dusky Flycatcher species account created.
Aug 20, 2012 - Article - Three Tips for Migration Bird Watching
June 10, 2012 - Lark Sparrow species account updated (new data, photos)
April 20, 2012 - Say's Phoebe species account updated (new data, photos)
March 7, 2012 - Mountain Bluebird species account updated. (new data)
Feb 4 , 2012 - White-breasted Nuthatch species account updated. (new data, photos)

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