Wells Gray Provincial Park Green Mountain and Spahats Creek FSR Birding June 13, 2021

A quick trip up the the tower lookout up Green Mountain Road resulted in a single Three-toed Woodpecker proudly proclaiming its territory on an acoustically blessed tree.

Later on in the day I was able to do a quick drive up Spahats Creek Forest Service Road. The lower section was full of Swainson’s and Varied Thrush and other lower elevation species as I drove past in search of birds and other wildlife at higher elevation. I mostly birded from km 9-13 where I had to turn around due to deep snow on the road. A small group of Black Swift were flying high almost right at the 12 km mark.

Spahats Creek FSR, Thompson-Nicola, British Columbia, CA
Jun 13, 2021 6:40 PM – 7:40 PM
Protocol: Traveling
6.0 kilometer(s)
Checklist Comments:    Mostly birded kms 9-13
10 species (+1 other taxa)

Black Swift  5

Canada Jay  1
Golden-crowned Kinglet  5
Varied Thrush  20
Swainson’s Thrush  10
Hermit Thrush  5
Evening Grosbeak  10
Chipping Sparrow  2
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon’s)  1
Wilson’s Warbler  1

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