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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Nest Boxes for Swallows
By Gord Gadsden

Of our six swallow species, both Tree and Violet-green Swallows will take readily to a nest box placed...more>>
Site Guide: Hope Airport
By Thor Manson

Hope Airport occupies a unique site, both within the context of the Hope Region, and the eastern...more>>
   

Species Spotlight: The Say's Phoebe

A large member of the flycatcher family, Say's Phoebes prefer open areas such as fields and can often be spotted on conspicous perches as they watch for their main prey of insects. Wintering in the most southern parts of the southern States and Mexico, this species is encountered during migration especially during the spring. They spend their...more>>

     
   
Resources: Status Checklists (July 2013)

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

Rusty Blackbird Spring Migration Blitz

An initiative to discover key migratory requirements for this declining species.

   

Recent Updates

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.
December 31, 2013 - List - Accidental Bird Species of the Checklist Area 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)
Nov 16, 2011 - Article - Top Six Birds to Watch For created.
Nov 15, 2011 - Black Phoebe species account created.
Nov 15, 2011 - Western Screech-Owl species account created.
Nov 15, 2011 - Northern Hawk Owl species account updated. (new data, photo)
Oct 21, 2011 - Broad-winged Hawk species account created.
Oct 7, 2011 - Article - The Eurasian Collared-Dove in the Upper Fraser Valley (updated)
Oct 7, 2011 - Eurasian Collared-Dove species account updated. (new data)
Oct 6 , 2011 - Chestnut-collared Longspur species account updated (new data)
Oct 6 , 2011 - Ash-throated Flycatcher species account updated (new data, photos)
Sept 15, 2011 - Site Guide- Island 22 created.


 
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