Shuswap Road Birding from Chase to Kamloops Nov. 22, 2020

Checked the Chase sewage lagoons and then drove and birded from Chase to the Pritchard Bridge on the north side of the South Thompson and then again from the Lafarge Bridge to Kamloops on Shuswap Road. Generally dark and dreary weather, not good for photos but still a fun time out. List below from the entire afternoon.

Scenery along Shuswap Road

Canada Goose – hundreds

Trumpeter Swan – 26

Mallard – many

Green-winged Teal – 1

Greater Scaup – 18

Lesser Scaup – 4

Bufflehead – 4

Barrow’s Goldeneye – 15

Common Goldeneye – 53

Common Merganser – 10

American Coot – 1

Ring-billed Gull – 3

Herring Gull – 1

Common Loon – 2

Bald Eagle – 36

Red-tailed hawk – 2

Downy Woodpecker – 1

Northern Red-shafted Flicker – 12

Black-billed magpie – 5

American Crow – 20

Common Raven – 10

Black-capped Chickadee – 8

European Starling – 30

House Sparrow – 1

House Finch – 2

American Goldfinch – 6

Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon) – 2


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